Timothy Maffett Construction Management Research Facility Core and Shell (RFCS) San Anto, California


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Final Report


This report details three technical analysis areas that investigate the means and methods of construction utilized for the construction of the facility titled "Research Facility Core and Shell (RFCS)" which is located in Southern California. THe building is a 130,000 SF, 4-story with underground parking garage, mixed use laboratory and office space. The three areas of analysis aim to provide a better final product by decreasing cost and schedule duration, increasing sustainable solutions, and utilizing technology to save time and increase construction quality.


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Executive Summary

Final Thesis Report













"Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Timothy Maffett. Changes and discrepencies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design."

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