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ACE prepares for competition

Freshmen Ryan Dusaire and Henry Bendickson work on their design for a gastronomic center at the ACE meeting Feb. 13. Students worked with mentors in the construction industry to plan and execute a design and schedule for the building of a gastronomic center.

Ruthie Posada and Molly Schochet

February 17, 2020

Since the start of the school year, Architecture Construction and Engineering students have been designing a gastronomic center, according to adviser Al Wachutka.  “It’s called a gastronomic center, which by definition is a place for a blending of culture and foods. The idea that the students c...

ACE prepares for March presentation

Freshman Isaac Cantor speaks with senior Ethan Meisler during the ACE meeting Jan. 30. ACE will present at the University of Minnesota March 5.

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

February 3, 2020

After only a few months in Architecture Construction and Engineering, freshman Isaac Cantor said the club allows him to feel as if he is a part of the group because they allocate parts of their work to small groups.  “It’s a team process,” Cantor said. “We go in little groups of two and t...

ACE presents at University of Minnesota

Junior Zoe Younger presents a portion of her group's architectural project for the Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program. Student members of ACE presented a construction proposal to many other ACE groups around the metro area March 27. Park's ACE team did not place in their presentation, but two members won significant monetary scholarships.

Yonit Krebs

April 12, 2019

While Park did not place at the ACE competition at the University of Minnesota, for junior Zoe Younger the event was still a success. According to Younger, she received a scholarship at the event along with another Park ACE member. “(The ACE organization) chooses who they thought had the best essays and con...

ACE basics quiz

Juniors Ethan Meisler and Zoe Younger talk to an ACE adviser. ACE meets after school every Thursday.

March 19, 2019

With ACE nearly halfway done with their project, test yourself on some information about the club. Loading ACE Quiz var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-413592"), "quiz", "413592", { autostart: false, width: "100%", heig...

‘Follow This Line’ leads visitors into architectural art

Siah Armajani: Follow The Line is at the Walker Art Center Sep. 9 through Dec. 30.

Izzy Kanne

November 4, 2018

The Walker Art Center’s newest exhibit, “Follow This Line” by Siah Armajani, incorporates his work as an architect into the field of exhibition artwork. The pieces grow in size and detail as you go up each level of the building, and the ideas deepen along with them. Armajani is known best for his ...

ACE prepares community based project

An architecture volunteer helps junior Anna Kasper with the Architecture, Construction and Engineering club's project on Dec 21. The ACE project is to design a city block for a competition.

Elise Riley

January 9, 2018

Architecture, Construction and Engineering club project manager junior Caroline Garland said the club is currently working on designing establishments for a city block in St. Paul. “We’re designing the things and using architecture, and then we’re going to put (the design) in this computer program ca...

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