Students shape Dome rain capture project

DOMELOGOA project to capture rainfall from some of the 7-acre expanse of the Carrier Dome roof has turned into a strong collaboration between Campus Design, Building and Construction and academic programs in engineering and communications design. VPA students Tierney Latella and Sam Proctor worked with consultants from Environmental Design and Research to produce signage and visual aids to help Dome visitors understand the intent and effects of the project. The students’ logo was chosen from among dozens of options, and their designs will also appear on the restroom walls in the Dome. At the same time, a team of seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering put together an alternative proposal for the rain capture project itself that very nearly reshaped the whole process. Read more…