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AIACM/Preservation Worcester Clark University Tours

  • 24 May 2017
  • 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Clark University, Alumni & Student Engagement Center (ASEC), 950 Main St., Worcester MA

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AIACM/Preservation Worcester Clark University Tours

WHAT: Clark University Campus Tour and Tour of the LEED-certified Alumni and Student Engagement Center building:

WHO: Kristina Wilson, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Art History, Chair Dept of Visual & Performing Arts, Clark University         

Lea Ann O’Neill, Clark University Senior Project Manager

Daniel Bernstein, Principal at Architerra

WHEN: Wed. May 24, 2017 from 4:30 PM to 8 PM

WHERE: Tour begins at Jonas Clark Hall; Park free at  Alumni & Student Engagement Center lot, 950 Main Street, Worcester MA then cross street to Campus Green for first tour:

4:30 PM     Tour of Clark University Campus (1 HSW/LU) Led by Professor Kristina Wilson

Meet Professor Wilson at the Statue of Freud and bring your neuroses; the Statue of Freud is located in the main quad in front of the building that says "Clark University 1887" - it is allegedly by Stephen Earle and is known colloquially as "Jonas Clark Hall."

5:30 PM     Meet Lea Ann O’Neill, Clark University Physical Plant Department; Senior Project Manager for a collaborative discussion with owner representative and project manager and architect of the recently completed "Alumni Student Engagement Center"(across from Main Gate); follow the worried looking crowd to find it! (1 HSW/LU)

6:30 PM      Tour of the ASEC led by building designer and Architerra Principal Daniel Bernstein  (1HSW/LU

7:30 PM     Dinner to follow at Bocado.

HSW LUs:   3 hours

PRICE:        AIA CM Members - Free Member

                   All others (including other Chapters) $30

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION /LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • ·          Learn about the development of the Clark University Campus from Jonas Clark Hall in 1887, through the postwar modern movement buildings of the 1950's and 60's to the recent sustainable architecture.
  • ·          Learn more about the LEED and Green principals incorporated into the design of the ASEC by participating in a tour of the building.
  • ·          Gain an understanding of issues experienced by the owner during the building process and how the university dealt with them.
  • ·          Gain an appreciation for the contrast between the Designer & Owner Teams implementation and operating challenges.

 


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