Recognition

VMDO has consistently received recognition for outstanding work. The AIA has recognized VMDO’s achievements with Education Facility Design Awards from the Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) and a Top Ten Award from the Committee on the Environment (COTE). Now celebrating our 40th year, VMDO was the youngest firm in Virginia to be awarded the prestigious T. David Fitz-Gibbon Award for lifetime achievement.

Award Winner

DBIA Hampton Roads

Virginia Commonwealth University Basketball Development Center

Richmond, VA

First Place Academic Project

Virginia Energy Efficiency Leadership Awards

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Discovery Elementary School

Arlington, VA

Merit Award

AIA Central Virginia

Tidewater Community College- Chesapeake Student Center

Chesapeake, VA

Merit Award

AIA Central Virginia

Western Albemarle High School Environmental Studies Academy

Crozet, VA

Honorable Mention

AIA Central Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University Basketball Development Center

Richmond, VA

Project of Distinction

Association of Learning Environments

Discovery Elementary School

Arlington, VA

Fall 2016 Honorable Mention

Learning By Design

Discovery Elementary School

Arlington, VA

LEED BD+C Project of the Year

USGBC National Capital Region

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

Silver Award Winner for K12 Education

Brick in Architecture

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

First Place Construction Honors

AGC Build Georgia Awards Program

Georgia Tech Glenn + Towers Residence Halls Renovation + Addition

Atlanta, Georgia

First Place in Best Sustainable Practices

AGC Build Georgia Awards Program

Georgia Tech Glenn + Towers Residence Halls Renovation + Addition

Atlanta, Georgia

Excellence in Sustainable Rehabilitation Award

Georgia Trust

Georgia Tech Glenn + Towers Residence Halls Renovation + Addition

Atlanta, Georgia

Institutional Sports & Recreation Award

Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate

Virginia Commonwealth University Basketball Development Center

Richmond, VA

Best New Elementary School

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

Facility Design Award of Excellence

Association for College Unions International

Tidewater Community College- Chesapeake Student Center

Chesapeake, VA

Award of Excellence

Design Arlington Awards

Discovery Elementary School

Arlington, VA

Platinum Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

Best School Project

AGC Washington DC Chapter

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

Best Project Award

ENR Southeast

Young Harris College Rollins Campus Center + Miller Library

Young Harris, GA

Outstanding Project

Learning By Design

Jefferson Houston PreK-8 School

Alexandria, VA

Bronze Award Winner for Higher Education

Brick in Architecture

Liberty University Library + Academic Commons

Lynchburg, VA

Merit Award

AGC Build Georgia Awards Program

Young Harris College Rollins Campus Center + Miller Library

Young Harris, GA

First Place for Best Sustainable Practices

AGC Build Georgia Awards Program

Young Harris College Rollins Campus Center + Miller Library

Young Harris, GA

Outstanding Project

Learning By Design

Fauquier High School Renovation + Addition

Warrenton, VA

Gold Design Award

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Fauquier High School Renovation + Addition

Warrenton, VA

Juror's Choice for Outstanding Project of the Year

Greater Virginia Green Building Council

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Gold Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Fauquier High School Renovation + Addition

Warrenton, VA

Honor Award for Design Excellence in Architecture

AIA Central Virginia

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Honor Award for Design Excellence in Interior Architecture

AIA Central Virginia

Liberty University Library + Academic Commons

Lynchburg, VA

Design Is ... Award, Education Sector

Shaw Contract Group

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Education Facility Design Excellence Award

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Excellence Award

Center for Active Design

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Outstanding Project

Learning By Design

Buford Engineering Design Academy at Buford Middle School

Charlottesville, VA

Innovation Silver Award

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Buford Engineering Design Academy at Buford Middle School

Charlottesville, VA

Innovation Gold Award

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Gold Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Buford Engineering Design Academy at Buford Middle School

Charlottesville, VA

Award for Excellence in Architecture

AIA Virginia

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Project of Distinction: Lee J. Brockway Award for Renovation/Addition

Association for Learning Environments

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Outstanding Project

Learning By Design

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Gold Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

People's Choice Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Prize for Design Research and Scholarship

AIA Virginia

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

3rd Prize in Childhood Obesity Challenge

American Journal of Preventative Medicine

Buckingham County Primary + Elementary Schools

Dillwyn, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

John Handley High School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

Tucker Design Award

Building Stone Institute

Graduate Center for Jefferson Fellows

Charlottesville, VA

Shirley Cooper Award

American Association of School Administrators

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Facility Design Merit Award

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Graduate Center for Jefferson Fellows

Charlottesville, VA

Honorable Mention

Learning By Design

John Handley High School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

AIA COTE Award Winner

American Institute of Architect's Committee on the Environment (COTE)

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Platinum Design Award for Renovation

Virginia School Boards Association

John Handley High School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

People's Choice Award

Virginia School Boards Association

John Handley High School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

Juror's Favorite Award for New Construction

James River Green Building Council

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Award for Excellence in Architecture

AIA Virginia

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Award for Excellence in Architecture

AIA Virginia

Graduate Center for Jefferson Fellows

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Graduate Center for Jefferson Fellows

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Educational Facility Design Award

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Grand Prize Award

Learning By Design

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Best New College Basketball Arena in the Country over the Last Decade

Sports Illustrated Magazine

University of Virginia John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville, VA

Best 2009 K12 Project of the Year (Mid Atlantic Region)

Mid Atlantic Construction Magazine

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Grand Prize Award

Learning By Design

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Honorable Mention Citation

American Association of School Administrators

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Distinguished Design Award Platinum Level

Virginia School Boards Association

Manassas Park Elementary School + Pre-K

Manassas Park, VA

Distinguished Design Award Platinum Level

Virginia School Boards Association

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

People's Choice Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Virginia Green Innovation Award for Institutional K12 Project

Virginia Sustainable Building Network

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Gold Winner for New Commercial Building

Brick in Architecture

University of Virginia John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville, VA

Inform Design Award of Honor for Landscape Architecture

AIA Virginia

Averett University Student Center + Dining

Danville, VA

Citation of Excellence for Outstanding Education Facility

AIA Virginia

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Honorable Mention for New PreK-5 Elementary School

AIA Virginia

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Merit Award

American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Averett University Student Center + Dining

Danville, VA

Honor Award

James River Green Building Council

Cougar Elementary School

Manassas Park, VA

Merit Award

James River Green Building Council

Charlottesville Area Transit System Operations Center

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award for Excellence

AIA Central Virginia

University of Virginia Wilsdorf Hall (Materials Science Engineering + Nanotechnology)

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award for Excellence

AIA Central Virginia

Manassas Park Middle School

Manassas Park, VA

Merit Award for Excellence

AIA Central Virginia

Averett University Student Center + Dining

Danville, VA

Merit Awards for Excellence

AIA Central Virginia

University of Virginia John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville, VA

Facility Design Award of Excellence

Association of College Unions International

Averett University Student Center + Dining

Danville, VA

Merit Award for Renovation / Addition 6-12

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Manassas Park Middle School

Manassas Park, VA

Distinguished Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Daniel Morgan Middle School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

People's Choice Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Daniel Morgan Middle School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

Design Concept Award

Association for Learning Environments

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Recognized Value Award

Design Share

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Facility of Merit Award

Athletic Business Magazine

University of Virginia John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville, VA

Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture for a New Building

Society for College and University Planning

Averett University Student Center + Dining

Danville, VA

GoGreen Design Merit Award

James River Green Building Council

Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson, VA

Best New Major Concert Venue

Pollstar Concert Industry Awards

University of Virginia John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville, VA

Merit Award for PreK-5 Elementary School

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Arthur R. Ware + Thomas C. McSwain Elementary Schools Renovation + Addition

Staunton, VA

Merit Award for Middle School

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Daniel Morgan Middle School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

GoGreen Design Honor Award

James River Green Building Council

Distinguished Design Award

Virginia School Boards Association

John Handley High School Addition + Renovation

Winchester, VA

Honor Award for Design Excellence

AIA Central Virginia

Scottsville Canal Basin Square

Scottsville, VA

Silver Citation

American School & University Magazine

Washington + Lee University’s John W. Elrod University Commons + Dining

Lexington, VA

Award Winner

Virginia School Boards Association

Orange County High School Renovation + Addition

Orange, VA

Honor Award

AIA Virginia

Burning Daylight Stables

Albemarle County, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Burning Daylight Stables

Albemarle County, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Washington + Lee University’s John W. Elrod University Commons + Dining

Lexington, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

University of Virginia’s College at Wise Slemp Student Center

Wise, VA

Honor Award

Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments

Appomattox Elementary School

Appomattox, VA

T. David Fitz-Gibbon Virginia Architecture Firm Award

AIA Virginia

Award Winner

Virginia School Boards Association

Appomattox Elementary School

Appomattox, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Appomattox Elementary School

Appomattox, VA

Merit Award

AIA Central Virginia

University of Virginia Baseball Stadium at Davenport Field

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

AIA Virginia

Cougar Elementary School

Manassas Park, VA

Facility of Merit

Athletic Business Magazine

University of Virginia Scott Stadium Improvements

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Cougar Elementary School

Manassas Park, VA

Citation of Excellence

Learning By Design

Cougar Elementary School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Cougar Elementary School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Westwood Hills Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Waynesboro, VA

Citation for Excellence for School Architecture

National School Boards Association

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Grand Prize Winner

Learning By Design

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Merit Award

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Excellence in Architecture Award

AIA Virginia

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Grand Prize Winner

Virginia School Boards Association

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

AIA Central Virginia

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Merit Award

AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE)

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Manassas Park High School

Manassas Park, VA

Honor Award

Virginia Department of Education

Boyce Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Berryville, VA

Oustanding Project

Learning By Design

Boyce Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Berryville, VA

Design Award

Inform Magazine

Randolph College Martin Science Center Renovation

Lynchburg, VA

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Boyce Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Berryville, VA

Excellence in Architecture Award

AIA Virginia

Randolph College Martin Science Center Renovation

Lynchburg, VA

Design Award

Inform Magazine

Boyce Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Berryville, VA

Design Award

Inform Magazine

University of Virginia Hereford Residential College Housing + Dining

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award for Excellence

AIA James River Chapter

University of Virginia Hereford Residential College Housing + Dining

Charlottesville, VA

Excellence in Architecture Award

AIA Virginia

Boyce Elementary School Renovation + Addition

Berryville, VA

Excellence in Architecture Award

AIA Virginia

University of Virginia Hereford Residential College Housing + Dining

Charlottesville, VA

Award of Excellence

AIA Virginia

University of Virginia Klockner Soccer Stadium

Charlottesville, VA

Design Excellence Award

AIA James River Chapter

University of Virginia Klockner Soccer Stadium

Charlottesville, VA

Award for Excellence in Masonry Design

Virginia Masonry Society

University of Virginia Hereford Residential College Housing + Dining

Charlottesville, VA

Award for Excellence

Virginia Chapter of the American Concrete Institute

University of Virginia Hereford Residential College Housing + Dining

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

AIA James River Chapter

Crozet Elementary School

Crozet, Virginia

Honor Award

AIA Virginia

Crozet Elementary School

Crozet, Virginia

Honor Award

AIA James River Chapter

Venable Elementary School Renovation

Charlottesville, VA

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Crozet Elementary School

Crozet, Virginia

Honor Award

Virginia School Boards Association

Venable Elementary School Renovation

Charlottesville, VA