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October 2010 Archives

October 29, 2010
 How do you turn a construction site into an opportunity for community building and fun? Our Transition Team had a suggestion: make an art gallery of The Chute, the enclosed tunnel that passes through the Goat, connecting Silverman and Gittis Halls. Over... read more!
October 22, 2010
 We have reached another successful milestone on our construction schedule with the commencement of the structural steel. Over the next 4-5 weeks people will be able to see Golkin Hall take shape piece by piece. By the end of the day tomorrow... read more!
October 19, 2010
 When I first walked through the “chute” running between Silverman and Gittis, I was relieved. I had imagined it would be a drafty, plywood tunnel with hanging cage lights—the kind that makes ugly mazes of the sidewalks in New York. Much to... read more!
October 12, 2010
 Here are some picture of the construction progress. Enjoy! Taken by Mike Swiszcz, Project Manager from Department of Facilities and Realestate Development, University of Pennsylvania... read more!
October 8, 2010
  The term architecture means setting up an organization that helps people produce great work in teams.  – Jay Chiat           Each day, Dean Fitts asks me, “How many workers are on the site today?” Today, the answer was almost 40. Earlier in the... read more!