Engineering & Architectural Design students visit Hathorn Block



The Engineering and Archictectural Design students had a field trip to the Hathorn Block in Richmond. They met with the developer, Les Fossel, who is a specialist in historic preservation and were given a tour by the architect, David Landesman. The building was built around 1850, and is undergoing extensive renovation.

The Exploring Engineering Design class will be doing "live work" with the architect by drafting the original hand drawn plans into Autocad, and also building a 3D digital model of the building to show an animated "walk-through" of the proposed interior renovations. Along the way, they will be learning about historic preservation and adaptive reuse of historic structures.



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Bath Regional Career and Technical Center is a technical high school located in Bath, Maine. The school offers eight Career and Technical Education courses to students enrolled at Morse High School, Boothbay Region High School, Lincoln Academy, and Wiscasset Middle High School.

BRCTC programs offer students applied learning experiences, dual enrollment college opportunities, and industry recognized certification testing. BRCTC has adopted national and/or state industry skills standards in each program, preparing students to enter a trade or continue their education in a post-secondary program after graduation.