UNLV Comes in first place for Design Build at Associated Schools of Construction 2018 regional competition

Feb. 12, 2018

Representing UNLV Juan Salvo and Nick Goodman from the School of Architecture participated in the Associated Schools of Construction 2018 regional competition, design-build category. The team took first place out of 11 universities from the Rocky Mountain region. The team also consisted of construction management students from the College of Engineering.


The event was held over a 24 hour period. Starting at 7am, teams were expected to have site and floor plans, renderings, estimates, schedules and logistics plans completed and submitted by 10pm. Following the submission, students had until 7am to prepare a presentation to showcase their work.

As part of their design presentation, they created diagrams and renders to explain how their building could meet LEED Gold / Net Zero. Their design, plus the teams accurate estimates, schedule, and logistic plans, took them to first place.


The names of the students from the construction management program in the College of Engineering are as follows:

Kaylani Yocom

David Perez

Andre Ibarra

Christian Pagan


The Associated Schools of Construction is the professional association for the development and advancement of construction education, where the sharing of ideas and knowledge inspires, guides and promotes excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service.

For more information about the competition, please visit the following website: http://www.asc67.org.