Architectural Technology & Sustainable Design

"Technology and applications in the construction industry are ever-changing. Penn College continues to meet this challenge by providing the industry with qualified construction professionals." – Marc Bridgens, Dean of Construction & Design Technologies

Class sizes range from 16-22 students
Class sizes range from about 16 to 22 students.

ACE Mentor Scholarships
ACE Mentor Program participants are eligible to receive renewable scholarships of $2000 per year.

Michael Willow "One thing that really impressed my future employer about my educational background is my ability to do things by myself, on my own."

Michael Willow, Architectural Technology

Tom Abernatha "I talked myself out of the decision to return to school for 3 or 4 years before I enrolled. At first I felt out of place, but within a week or two, I was at home. I’m working and juggling schoolwork. It’s challenging, but I’m looking forward to retooling my career."

Tom Abernatha, Architectural Technology


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Facility Information

  • computer labs with the latest versions of specialized architectural software, including: AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Studio MAX, Sketchup, Photoshop, Rhinoceros 5
  • 5 computer labs with 120 computer seats; with a (nearly) 1:1 ratio of computers to students
  • "jury room" for presentations of designs
  • sustainability related software, including: Green Building Studio, DOE 2.1, Energy 10, Energy Audit Software;
  • studio spaces that combine computer stations and layout tables with designated model-building areas;
  • major equipment and building performance evaluation tools, including: PV panels, solar water heaters, wind turbine demonstration unit, blower door, air quality meter, thermal imager, duct blaster, power analyzer, digital light meters.

Student Videos

Watch Building Science & Sustainable Design with Tyler video Watch Residential Construction with Jon video Watch Residential Construction with Tom video Watch Extreme Makeover with Penn College video

Other Architectural Technology & Sustainable Design Information

Contact Construction & Design Technologies

  • Address
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
      DIF 77
      One College Avenue
      Williamsport, PA 17701