Penn State AEI Student Design Competition Teams
 

AEI Student Design Competition

Each year, teams representing the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State compete in the AEI Student Design Competition, an annual design competition specifically for architectural engineering programs to highlight and showcase the value of collaboration, competition, and peer review. The competition is sponsored by the Architectural Engineering Institute of ASCE. 

To view a live stream of the competition, please see the AEI Student Design Competition webpage.

Awards

Since the competition’s inception in 2010, 14 teams from Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering have competed, winning 50 of a possible 80 eligible awards. Five of these include a first-place finishes in the building integration category, the highest honor awarded at the competition.

The 2019 team was particularly successful, as student teams swept first place wins in all five core categories, including the building integration category. For more details about the success of the 2019 team, please see this article.

Construction

  • First place: 6
  • Second place: 4
  • Third place: 1

Lighting/Electrical

  • First place: 2
  • Second place: 3
  • Third place: 1

Mechanical

  • First place: 6
  • Second place: 2
  • Third place: 1

Structural

  • First place: 6
  • Second place: 4
  • Third place: 1

Design Innovation

  • First place: 2

Building Integration

  • First place: 5
  • Second place: 3
  • Third place: 2
 
 

About

Widely acknowledged as one of the top Architectural Engineering programs in the world, the Penn State AE Department is dedicated to providing outstanding academic excellence to all of our students. The AE program is focused on preparing students and conducting research in the design, engineering, and construction of building projects.

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394