Purdue University Old Power Plant Building Demolition (composite)

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By Darcy M. Bullock1, Deborah Horton1, Teresa Morris1, Howell Li1

Purdue University

This time-lapse video is a composite dataset that documents the demolition of the old power plant building on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.

Version 1.0 - published on 29 Jan 2015 doi:10.4231/R72F7KCC - cite this Archived on 25 Oct 2016

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This time-lapse video is the second in a series of composite datasets that documents the demolition of Engineering Administration Building (ENAD), the old power plant and the subsequent construction of the Active Learning Center. This composite video shows a wrecking ball initiating demolition on October 20, 2014, and subsequent demolition proceeding through December 10.

The full data collection can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.4231/R70P0WXD.


This video was produced by the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP) with funds received from Purdue’s Office of Engagement for the Corps of Engagement Award received in May 2014. Cameras and on-going capture of photos documenting the ENAD and power plant demolition and the future construction of the Active Learning Center are funded by the Purdue Libraries and Kresge Challenge Funds from the Lyles School of Civil Engineering. Camera installation was coordinated by Alex Hainen (ahainen@eng.ua.edu), Andy Sydelko, and Dave Burford.

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