University of Pennsylvania, Stiteler Hall B21 & B26 Classroom Conversion

University of Pennsylvania, Stiteler Hall B21 & B26 Classroom Conversion

Project Overview

The University of Pennsylvania’s (UPenn) Stiteler Hall B21 and B26 Classrooms have undergone minor improvements throughout the previous years which included upgrades such as chalkboard replacements, technology upgrades, lighting and controls replacement, projection booth sound-proofing and lobby project upgrades. In 2019, UPenn is now taking a step towards converting these classrooms into Structured, Active, In-Class Learning (SAIL) classrooms.

SAIL classrooms are designed to support structured, in-class activities in which students work to solve problems, interpret data or evidence, or otherwise engage in real practices in their respective disciplines. SAIL classrooms typically have students seated at tables, working in groups, with instructors circulating and guiding the process. Looking to finish both classroom conversions in 2020, UPenn’s new SAIL classrooms will provide students with a more open, team-focused, technology advanced classroom environment.

For this project, Envision is providing cost estimating services for both the design development (DD) and the schematic design (SD) phases while keeping track of the work progress. The estimates provided cover nearly all aspects of the project.

Project Information

Owner University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)
Project Start April 2019
Project End August 2020
Project Cost $2.3 M
Envision’s Role
  • Cost Estimating