Garrett Schwier

Construction Management, IP

A Campus Project
Northeastern US




Over the past academic year, this senior thesis project has been focused upon the Campus Project located in northestern US. In the fall, effort was made to understand the project as a whole, study the challenges that the project team faced, and research potential improvement opportunities. This information formed the foundation of knowledge that was needed to continue the project into the next semester. In the spring, the project focused on four analyses which presented opportunities to improve the project and its delivery to the owner. These were conducted for educational purposes only and do not reflect negatively upon the project team. Completion of these analyses required a great deal of time and effort and required detailed research and understanding of project challenges. Over the past year I have learned how to better manage and plan my time, and how to approach large challenges by addressing them piece by piece. It was a difficult process to complete this thesis but I believe I have gathered valuable knowledge and skills that I will take with me into my future endeavours.


The Capstone E-Portfolio is a useful tool for students to organize their work in an easy to access environment. It is a good method for professors and industry professionals to review the work of students as they progress through the course. It is also a valuable resource of knowledge for students to review previous work as they complete their own.



These outcomes reflect a personal assessment of the course, not the instructor's assessment. It can be found here.



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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