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Taft Youth Development Center: Dormitory/Food Service Building

Taft Youth Development Center



This website was created to showcase my Senior Thesis Project for the McWhorter School of Building Science at Auburn University. I decided to do a BIM thesis because it is the future of the construction industry. Though challenging, I have enjoyed the experience that I have gained in using Autodesk Revit.

Note to My Professors

 I would like to thank all of my professors at Auburn University. You have helped me to achieve my dream of a career in construction, and you have given me the tools I need to be successful once I leave school. I cannot express the amount of admiration, and respect I have for each of you. I appreciate everything you have done for me. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication.


My name is Mike Sims, and I am a senior at Auburn University's McWhorter School of Building Science. I will graduate on August 6th, 2011. Upon graduation, I will be moving to Atlanta, GA to begin my career as a Project Engineer for Manhattan Construction Company.

I have truly enjoyed my time at Auburn. It is a wonderful school, with a rich tradition and culture. The McWhorter School of Building Science provides an excellent foundation for a career in construction. The faculty here is second to none. The professors genuinely care about your individual success, and will assist you in any problems you may have, even if they are not associated with the classroom.