Category: TEAM PROJECTS
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UPenn Inspires the Next Generation!

The Next Generation of Architects, Contractors, and Engineers | University of Pennsylvania  The high school students touring Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology were most interested in the part of the building many people never see: the mechanical room. The students asked question after question, looking up at the massive white pipes that snake across the […]

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TEAM PROJECTS

On Time and Under Budget!

Here are some photos of Team 5’s latest meeting! The students were tasked with designing a vacation home for one of our mentors using skewers and fruit snacks.  The first half of the meeting was to design the house on paper within a budget.  They had to add up the number of skewers and fruit snacks they […]

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TEAM PROJECTS

Teamwork At Its Best!

Students from Pottsgrove High School are working hard on the team portions of their project!  They are currently working on improvements to the Sanatoga Green Apartments and each team is focusing on different components – The Layout, A Fitness Center and an Internet Cafe/ Game Room. Looking forward to seeing the final project! Special thanks […]

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FIELD TRIPS TEAM PROJECTS

ACE at WeWork!

TEAM #1 | 08 February 2017 Mentor Companies: Gensler, Urban Engineers, EwingCole, Blackney Hayes, Brandywine Realty Trust Meeting Description:  Construction bidding activity and tours of 1900 Market Street Atrium and WeWork space on upper floor (students got t-shirts!).

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FIELD TRIPS TEAM PROJECTS

Reaching New Heights!

ACE Team 7 reached new heights as the students and mentors stood on the 54th floor of the Comcast Technology Center, soon to be the tallest building in the Philadelphia skyline, during a site visit on Tuesday, February 7 2017. Students were lead on a guided tour of the active construction site for Comcast Technology […]

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TEAM PROJECTS

Intro to Structures!

On Tuesday, January 10, Team #3 gathered to expose the students to structural engineering. We wanted to get them started blind to test their intuition, so after a very brief introduction to structural engineering, we had the students build platforms using newspapers and tape. The platforms had to be a minimum of 8” high, and […]

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ACE GIANT JENGA TOURNAMENT

  Tower Above the Competition! Test your steady hand and sense of balance by playing Giant Jenga with your friends in the design and construction industry! Just like the tabletop game only super-sized. The tallest tower winner gets bragging rights. The winner of the tournament will also have the opportunity to name the ACE Alumni […]

The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA

Founded in 2000, the ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania gives students from local high schools an exciting opportunity to learn more about potential careers in architecture, engineering and construction!

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