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Schools are leading the race to zero energy construction. Recent advancements in building codes and energy policies confirm that zero energy schools are here to stay. In this one-hour webinar from the USGBC, Wyck Knox from VMDO and Reilly Loveland from the New Buildings Institute (NBI) share national trends in the field and discuss how zero energy schools are a critical component of moving the needle to a carbon free, healthy future. Take a look at the current landscape for zero energy buildings, why projects should consider zero energy and resilience as the new normal, and best practices for achieving zero energy in proven, cost-effective, and efficient ways.Read More
VMDO's Crozet Elementary School is the recipient of the 2020 Test of Time Award from AIA Virginia – an honor that recognizes this humble and transformational public elementary school for its “architectural design of enduring significance” thirty years after its completion.Read More
Students are helping develop key areas in Virginia Tech's Creativity + Innovation District Living-Learning Community (CID LLC). With VMDO and other campus partners, students are helping design and build the very spaces where they’ll learn, live, and connect as part of the CID LLC.Read More
College and university libraries are devising strategies to re-open this fall. In this episode of Advancing America's Libraries Podcast, VMDO's Jim Kovach and Julie Kane, Head of Collection Services at Washington & Lee University, discuss how university libraries are preparing for the fall.Read More