Garrett Schwier

Construction Management, IP

A Campus Project
Northeastern US


Final Report

The Final Report below presents the research, conclusions, and recommendations developed for the four analyses conducted on this Campus Project. These analyses involved a structural redesign from steel to concrete, a redivision of the concrete bid package, a exploration of workforce management techniques, and the development of a foreign worker safety plan. These analyses sought to improve the proejct and its delivery by reducing the overall cost, by creating space in the schedule, or by ensuring worker safety on site. All analyses were conducted for strictly educational purposes and do not mean to remark poorly on the project or its participants in any way. Below, the entire report can be accessed in PDF format, or the Executive Summary can be opened solely.



Executive Summary


Complete 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 Garrett Schwier. Changes and discrepancies 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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