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Some summer reading: Follow our BCT students’ internships! (Jun 24th, 2015)

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Many students in BCT sign up for construction-related summer work, either as internships, practicums, or just as a job that relates to their studies. They always have amazing experiences, which lets them practice what they learned during the semester. What we fond, though, was that in the past, their experiences were often just reported to their immediate faculty supervisor, which […]

BCT banner on Design Building features our graduate students (Jun 10th, 2015)

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The BCT banner, one of three “occupant” banners now up on the construction fence for the Design Building, features prominently PhD student Hamid Kaboli, M.Arch. student Albert Sanchez, and Associate Professor Peggi Clouston – all deeply engrossed in their work on a timber gridshell. You can also see a nice rendering that shows what the interior […]

Article in Hampshire Gazette features wood-concrete bench (Jun 10th, 2015)

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An article in this Monday’s Business section of the Daily Hampshire Gazette described the Design Building project at UMass. It also featured prominently our student-built floor mockup bench that now adorns Holdsworth Hall. You can read the complete article here: http://goo.gl/2h16Su

BCT/Arch/LARP Alumni Weekend event was a great success (Jun 8th, 2015)

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The combined BCT/Arch/LARP Alumni Weekend event on June 6th not only showcased the new Design Building, it also gave us a chance to reconnect with some of our successful alumni. Attendees came from Commodore Builders, Hill International, Integrity Design & Construction, and Next Step Living. The group photo above and the gallery below give some nice impressions of […]

Chris Novelli, BCT Adjunct Faculty, Makes Business West’s List of “40 Under 40″ (Jun 3rd, 2015)

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Chris Novelli, Adjunct Faculty in BCT and Architecture, just made Business West’s 2015 list of “40 Under 40″. In describing his work, Chris said: “You get to be creative on a daily basis, and there’s incredible variety — each day is different,” he explained. “One day I’m working on something that’s totally creative and artistic, the […]