This week Team 3’s ACE meeting began with a brief overview of ARUP’s sound lab and structural engineering. ARUP’s sound lab showed students the importance of the acoustics of a space. And the structural presentation gave a brief overview of structural concepts and materials. Concepts such as how live loads and dead load contribute to the total load of a building.A structural engineer needs to consider how the materials used in a building can support these loads. The students then engaged in an activity where they had to construct a bridge to support a load. Each team was influenced by budget, supplies, and time to construct the bridge. There were many creative solutions as a result.