Craft

Craft

Our dedication to craft means we are constantly looking to expand our knowledge about how to make our buildings better for our clients and communities through a rigorous commitment to:

Design Quality, Placemaking, Streamlined Delivery

Spirit

Spirit

VMDO continues its tradition as a teaching firm that helps employees as well as clients and students question and (re)define the role of architecture in society through a commitment to:

Continuous Improvement, Serving Communities, Environmental Stewardship

Transformation

Transformation

Beginning with an investigation of various physical, historical, and institutional circumstances, we study places in dialogue with their communities – in order to design environments that offer:

Enduring Architecture, Campus Destinations, Flexibility for the Future

Performance

Performance

We believe that every project is an opportunity to address global challenges like water scarcity, resource depletion, and climate change and also support the health of surrounding communities and ecosystems by:

Delivering Lasting Value, Reducing Impact, Tracking Everything

Wellness

Wellness

Our designs strive for more connected, better performing, and more resilient communities through strategies and outcomes that support:

Student Health and Wellness, A Whole Student Model of Health

Legacy

Legacy

As a firm with a singular focus on learning and community, it is of utmost importance to demonstrate our dedication to our local community and serve the region and larger architectural world by:

Advocating for Change, Practicing Stewardship, Measuring Our Impact

Student-Centered

Student-Centered

Flexible furnishings, views of nature, open details that invite participation and highlight activity, opportunities for movement, one-to-one technology, and creative wayfinding techniques are crucial strategies for creating human-centered designs that celebrate:

The Whole Student, Community Connections, Evidence-Based Design