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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
Dean Bork honored with emeritus status
on February 14, 2020 at 2:32 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1980, Bork’s scholarship focused on watershed sensitive site design through integrated stormwater management design and green infrastructure planning.
Steve Hankey receives NSF CAREER award to measure air pollution with bicycle sensors, smartphone app
on February 13, 2020 at 4:19 pm
Hankey is the first faculty member from the Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs to receive a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation.
Architecture + Design student serves in high school program that brought her to Virginia Tech
on February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm
In 2016, Aria Hill attended the Inside Architecture + Design program, an opportunity for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to have an immersive, introductory experience to architecture and design-related disciplines. Now, as a third-year student, Hill serves as an instructor in the same program.
Scholars in Calhoun Discovery Program complete impressive first semester
on January 30, 2020 at 4:58 pm
Last fall, 40 first-year students began the inaugural journey into this unique undergraduate learning experience. At the first semester’s end, they shared their most recent work with David Calhoun, as well as the program’s leadership and industry partners.
Virginia Tech launches the Center for Coastal Studies to address complex issues in the coastal zone
on January 29, 2020 at 4:01 pm
The new center, housed under the Fralin Life Sciences Institute, will engage with a diverse set of stakeholders, create a safe space for difficult conversations with the public around coastal-zone issues, and establish a Coastal Zone Observatory.
Service is music to a scholarship recipient with an international focus
on January 28, 2020 at 2:56 pm
Meredith Beavers, the 2019 recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Dean’s Roundtable Scholarship, is using the support to explore sustainable practices in developing countries.
Susan Clark honored with emerita status
on January 23, 2020 at 4:15 pm
Clark, associate professor of plant and environmental science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of associate professor emerita by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Ruth Grene honored with emerita status
on January 21, 2020 at 6:12 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1988, Grene made significant contributions to plant biology, providing an increased understanding of the effects of drought and air pollution on crops, trees, and model plants.
Architecture alumni couple design a life of sustainability, accessibility, and engagement
on January 16, 2020 at 2:26 pm
With a guiding sense of gratitude and respect, Steven and Cathi House find ways to give back to the architecture profession – and Virginia Tech.
More federal funding needed to increase Americans’ active transportation habits, research suggests
on January 14, 2020 at 5:04 pm
A recent study led by Virginia Tech suggests that the small increase in walking rates between 2001 and 2017 was predominantly found in dense, urban cities where measures have been taken to improve infrastructure and programs.
Lindsay Lally named Pulte Homes Professor of Practice
on January 9, 2020 at 4:41 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2018, Lally has more than 12 years of experience in the design and construction industry and holds a professional engineering license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Student's work in the University Libraries leads to a career in augmented reality
on January 8, 2020 at 4:33 pm
During Dillon Cutaiar’s two-year paid fellowship in University Libraries at Virginia Tech, the computer science major took chances and pushed boundaries in virtual and augmented reality research.
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