Architecture is the bridge that connects people and place.
We believe quality and enduring design can transform a place and elevate the human experience.
Harrisonburg has experienced one of the highest school enrollment growth rates in Virginia. To meet the needs of this growing and increasingly diverse student body, Bluestone Elementary School emphasizes a variety of spaces and scales for differentiated learning while creating welcoming public areas that embody the school’s commitment to inclusivity. An active landscape and wayfinding system celebrating Harrisonburg’s unique geography and ecology empower the diverse population of students to become stewards of this special place while feeling connected to the larger world around them.Read More
Bluestone Elementary School has received the top Livable Buildings Award from UC Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment. This honor is a nationally-recognized award based on survey responses by the building’s users, making the school the happiest building in America.Read More
The JUST Label offers a framework for building firm-wide accountability and engaging staff in ongoing dialogue about what it means to be a socially just and equitable organization. VMDO is the first architecture firm in Virginia and the third firm in the Mid-Atlantic to achieve the label.Read More
VMDO Founding Partner Bob Moje, FAIA is the recipient of the 2019 Noland Medal – the highest award bestowed by AIA Virginia to an architect.Read More