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Where did the BCT students go? (Sep 29th, 2014)

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As it turns out, to a bunch of different places: Iceland, Ireland, UK, Australia!!! We now have a nice map with pins that show where BCT students went for their semesters abroad. You can find it and links to programs that can get you too to discover the world while studying on our “Study Abroad Programs” […]

BCT NAHB Student Chapter Volunteers for Rebuilding Springfield (May 4th, 2014)

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On Saturday April 26th the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter in BCT volunteered for Rebuilding Springfield. The rainy weather did not stop the NAHB members and the many other volunteers from cleaning up yards, fixing homes, and helping out residents of the neighborhood. Students at this event were Neil Hourahan, John Coroa, […]

BCT Student Chapter Wins Award at International Builders’ Show (Feb 12th, 2014)

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This past week, the UMass chapter of the National Association of Homebuilders travelled to Las Vegas to compete in the Residential Construction Management Competition, a star feature of the International Builders’ Show. This was UMass’ first time ever being represented at the RCMC after many past chapters had tried to complete the project, but failed […]

BCT PhD student’s “UMass 9/11 Intervention” on display in Campus Center (Jan 24th, 2014)

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This work, designed and built by BCT Ph.D. student Soroush Farzinmoghadam, is in tribute to the victims of 2001 terrorist attacks. From Soroush’s website: 9/11 was a terrorist attack on the United States and the entire international community. Thousands perished; innocent citizens from over ninety different nations. It has changed the history much as Japan’s strike against […]

L. Carl Fiocchi wins Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award (Oct 28th, 2013)

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L. Carl Fiocchi, a Ph.D. Candidate in BCT, just won the Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award. About the project This project is an analysis of the Gropius House, a Modernist icon constructed in 1938.  The intent was to deconstruct and analyze several passive solar shading techniques that Walter Gropius had incorporated into the building and site […]