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FutureHaus takes first place at Solar Decathlon Middle East
by sshover on November 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm
After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team has officially built the world’s best solar home. The lone American team earned a first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East, a competition
House of the future and team await SDME 2018 Results
by sshover on November 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm
The home of the future is at its temporary residence in the desert — and the Virginia Tech students and faculty who built it are awaiting the results. FutureHAUS Dubai, the innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team currently competing against 14 other
Virginia Tech IAWA Work to Save the Work of Women Architects
by sshover on November 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm
The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) at Virginia Tech is issuing an open call to women architects worldwide to submit a seminal design or drawing to the university’s historical collection. The campaign, dubbed “A Seminal Piece,” is the latest in the IAWA’s three-decades-long effort to capture and preserve the contributions of women in architecture who
Professor Emeritus, Donald Sunshine, Exhibits in Cowgill Hall
by sshover on October 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm
“Social Commentary,” an exhibit by professor emeritus of architecture, Donald Sunshine, was on display in Cowgill Hall lobby this past week. Watercolor paintings and his pen and ink sketchbooks combined to showcase innovative perspectives of big events from our country’s past and present that are meaningful to not only Donald, but to many others. “This
FutureHAUS is Ready to Compete in Dubai
by sshover on October 12, 2018 at 12:42 pm
After many late nights, research, hard labor, and coffee runs, the FutureHAUS is complete! The competition called the Solar Decathlon is being held in Dubai from November 14th-29th, 2018. After winning the top collegiate prize for the world’s best solar house in 2010, Virginia Tech is planning to do it again this year. Virginia Tech
RECENT IN VT NEWS
Patrick Miller honored with emeritus status
on October 14, 2019 at 2:13 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1986, Miller has been a dedicated educator of students, professionals, and other educators and has worked to develop landscape architecture programs, curricula, and coursework at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the United States, Canada, China, and the Middle East.
Virginia Tech launches its most ambitious fundraising campaign ever
on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 am
Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech has a goal to raise $1.5 billion to fuel excellence across all university programs and drive forward major strategic priorities. A second goal is to engage 100,000 alumni in meaningful ways over the course of the campaign.
A.J. (Jack) Davis honored with emeritus status
on October 10, 2019 at 2:23 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1984, Davis educated thousands of now professional architects and designers, teaching across the architecture curriculum. He was chair of Virginia Tech’s professional program from 1993 to 2000.
Scholarship recognizes design student’s integration of technology, learning, and sustainability
on October 9, 2019 at 5:59 pm
Interior design student Sydney Miller's winning entry for the Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship required her to envision a university facility that could respond to the blending lifestyles of today’s students and professionals.
Humberto Rodríguez-Camilloni honored with emeritus status
on October 7, 2019 at 1:43 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1983, Rodríguez-Camilloni is a recognized historian and scholar of South American Pre-Columbian architecture and an authority on Spanish colonial art and architecture, specifically religious architecture in Lima of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Virginia Tech alumnus Michael McDowell named 2019 Virginia Farmer of the Year
on September 26, 2019 at 2:17 pm
McDowell has grown three rented acres of farm into an environmentally-conscious, 1,200-acre operation, where he and his family manage a leading Virginia herd of registered Angus cattle.
In memoriam: Philip Kronenberg, professor emeritus in the School of Public and International Affairs
on September 24, 2019 at 3:19 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1977, Kronenberg was a co-founder of the Center for Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public and International Affairs.
Virginia Tech on path to connect research, education across many disciplines
on September 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm
The university has designed courses connected to these areas and hired more than 100 faculty specifically to teach and conduct research within these themes since Thanassis Rikakis, former Virginia Tech provost, launched the Destination Areas in 2016. On Sept. 20, there will be a Fall Kick-Off event at the Inn at Virginia Tech to learn more about the goals of Destination Areas and grant opportunities.
Israel election shows testimony to the deep political divide in the Middle East, says expert
on September 18, 2019 at 1:40 pm
“Having to hold an unprecedented second parliamentary election in a few months is a testimony to the deep political cleavage in Israeli politics,” says Boroujerdi. “Netanyahu may still end up winning the election but this does not mean that the task of governing will become any easier starting tomorrow.”
Virginia Tech launches ‘Tech for Humanity’ to ensure technologies are in service to humanity
on September 3, 2019 at 6:06 pm
Led by Sylvester Johnson, the initiative reflects Virginia Tech’s commitment to advancing human-centered approaches to technology innovation.
Virginia Tech Mandela Washington Fellows benefit from leadership training, give back to Northern Virginia communities
on August 23, 2019 at 3:34 pm
The School of Public and International Affairs recently hosted 25 young leaders representing 13 African countries for leadership training, professional networking, and community engagement in Northern Virginia.
Alumni profile: Architect of careers
on August 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm
Music agent Rob Markus (B.Arch ’90) uses his degree from Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies to guide the careers of artists like Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, and J Balvin.
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