Architecture is the bridge that connects people and place.
We believe an emphasis on quality design can transform a place and elevate the connections within it.
"There is no reason that we can't use public school construction anywhere in this country to advance zero energy and learning outcomes. Cost certainly is not the reason," explains VMDO's Wyck Knox. This video by the U.S. Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory highlights how Discovery Elementary School's zero energy design saves over $100,000 per year in utility costs while serving as a beacon for the community.Read More
Discovery Elementary School is the largest building of any kind to receive Zero Energy certification from the International Living Future Institute.Read More
Georgia Tech's Glenn and Towers Residence Halls and Virginia Wesleyan University's Greer Environmental Sciences Center have received 2018 SCUP/AIA-CAE Awards.Read More
Student surveys report an enhanced sense of belonging and academic engagement through interactions with other students and Honors College staff and faculty.Read More