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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
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.
Professor combines classical design with advanced technologies to teach building construction students
on January 8, 2020 at 4:02 pm
Tanyel Bulbul’s teaching and research in smart design combines the tangible world of buildings with computational and human factors.
Aleksandra Graff named Pulte Homes Professor of Practice
on January 7, 2020 at 2:32 pm
Graff's areas of expertise include building construction, geotechnical and materials engineering, and project management.
Helene Renard honored with emerita status
on December 20, 2019 at 3:18 pm
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2008, Renard made significant contributions to interior design through creative scholarship focusing on the use of felt and interior space.
Class of 2019: Graduate student Samantha Fenn combines laboratory background with public policy studies in cyberbiosecurity
on December 17, 2019 at 2:10 pm
Fenn, who graduates this December from the master's of public administration program in Arlington, says her studies have helped her see how biological data becomes vulnerable currency in the struggle for public safety.
Through podcast startup, young alumna connects communities to planning and design
on December 16, 2019 at 2:31 pm
With "Building the Beloved," urban affairs and planning alumna Ellie Muraca questions what it means to belong in the world of equitable community planning and design.
More than 2,500 Hokies to graduate at 2019 fall commencement ceremonies on Dec. 20
on December 13, 2019 at 4:50 pm
The University Commencement Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m., and the Graduate School Commencement starts at 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held in Cassell Coliseum.
Class of 2019: International student Kehong Lu brings visual communication to life
on December 13, 2019 at 2:43 pm
During his time at Virginia Tech, graduating senior Kehong Lu has built up an impressive graphic design portfolio through internships with major companies as well as local organizations. Through his art, he hopes to share himself with the world.
Virginia Tech researcher: Don't be afraid to tackle differences at the holiday dinner table
on December 11, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Don't avoid contentious issues with friends and family, but rather find the time and space to engage in productive dialogue around them.
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