Eight teams of fourth-year Western Civil & Environmental
Engineering students will present their designs for two preliminary
projects to a panel of judges.
first project, assigned by the City of London, instructed
design bridge and culvert structures to replace the existing
culvert that carries Wonderland Road over Snake Creek, near the
London Museum of Archaeology. The designs must accommodate
increasing Wonderland Road from two to four lanes while
maintaining traffic except for one 48-hour closure.
second project, assigned by Western, instructed students to
modern, state of-the-art, environmentally friendly, and
energy-efficient building to replace the aging Biochemical
Engineering Building. The building should be a sustainable
development education initiative that is unique in Canada,
utilizing ground-breaking conservation concepts and practices,
and future technologies. It should integrate technological and
environmental aspects of engineering to serve a vision and a
Please note: this event is not open to the general public. We
encourage anyone interested in the projects to attend the City
of London Design Competition on Tuesday, March 1 in Conron Hall
(University College) from 7:00 - 10:00 pm.