Carlo said the students intend to have a final design presentation and collate all the solutions into a design booklet.
“Come see how Alfred State students envision building restoration and renovation for Main Street and the Erie Depot,” Carlson said.
A total of 50 student designs for Alfred State’s newly acquired food truck were presented for display and judging.
The work is on display in the Hall Gallery on the fourth floor of the Engineering Technology Building through May 29.
The event drew a large crowd of students and faculty who came to see Harfmann discuss his recent work in a lecture titled "Forays in Building Information Modeling." Harfmann spoke about some of his recent student projects and the renovation of a building on the University of Cincinnati campus by noted architect Peter Eisenman.
Eight architecture students from Alfred State presented at the annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) conference at the end of the fall semester in Washington, DC.
The honor began in 2012 and is named for Bob Pahl, a Boston-area architect, who graduated from Alfred State in 1981 with a degree in architectural engineering technology. Pahl donated the first- and second-place prizes, which were presented this year to Taquon Middleton, of Brooklyn, who received $800, and Kara Anderson, of Ontario, who received $200.
The STAR Center is a collaboration of two organizations in the department: the Architecture Club and the Interior Design Club, which, through the promotion of sound design and planning principles, seek to enhance the local built environment.
"The goal was to create a vision from the work that the community had already done as far as further developing what they wanted in the comprehensive plan,” said Dean, chair of the Department of Architecture and Design.
The container gave students a chance to apply their plans to an actual, limited-space area.