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November 2010 Archives

November 30, 2010
 I find the sheer size of the Golkin Hall building amazing, even more so as I walk along Sansom every morning on my way to work. The structural steel is all in place, or so it seems to me, and we... read more!
November 26, 2010
 Check out Penn Law's quote wall on YouTube!  Thanks to the Office of University Communications for making such a great video!See the video here: Law School Construction Quote Wall ... read more!
November 23, 2010
 At this point in the year, students are starting to stay inside a bit longer.  We are filling up the study rooms in Biddle and trying to figure out how much work we are going to have to take home... read more!
November 19, 2010
 Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.  ~ Louis Kahn             The climate’s changed around here. The... read more!
November 16, 2010
 The framing of a building is one of my favorite phases of the construction sequence. The steel framing on Golkin Hall, with a schedule of more than 900 steel members has gone up quickly. Framing makes visible the structural elements of... read more!
November 12, 2010
 Like Dean Fitts (and many others) I often find myself stopped and staring at the activity taking place all over Golkin Hall.  With the steel frame nearly complete, I can almost visualize the final building.  For the time being, we... read more!
November 9, 2010
 I have become entranced by construction! For someone who has spent his entire life in academia, observing this amazing building being constructed is a sight to behold!  It is impossible to believe that just four months ago, this was a... read more!
November 5, 2010
 In preparation for the “Topping Off” ceremonies, the entire Penn Law community has been celebrating the growth, literally and figuratively, of our school. The festivities have inspired me to think more about the long term impact that Golkin Hall will have... read more!
November 2, 2010
 New Steel finds its permanent resting place in Golkin Hall Video by Kevin Burns, Project Manager, Hunter Roberts Construction Group... read more!