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Research into bamboo shows a sustainable and natural raw building material

Jonas Hauptman hopes to teach a new generation of students how to use raw natural materials, and turn these resources into something that has a more environmentally friendly impact. Hauptman, an…

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CAUS students bring "New Realities" to The Cube at Moss Arts Center

Students in Aki Ishida's thesis class displayed their works at The Cube to present new ideas on how architecture could look in the future. Using 360 degree animations on the Cyclorama, and…

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Finding 'sense of place' on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus

Join the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities' Office of University Planning as they take us on a tour of some of the most iconic spots on campus.

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CAUS Students Learn To Draw Inspiration From Classical Musicians

Students in Mintai Kim's Foundation Studio class ended the summer semester with a collaboration with classical musicians where they were challenged to draw sketches inspired by the music…

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3D-printing a home in Richmond

The Printing for Affordable Concrete Housing and Training (PACT) project out of Myers-Lawson School of Construction in CAUS prototyped and is constructing a 3D-printed concrete home in Richmond. The…

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CAUS Group Builds COVID-Safe Collaboration Space In Newman Library

Students from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies Living Learning Labs applied their architecture skills to build plexiglass barriers that will allow small groups to safely collaborate in…

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Coffee bike will support Recovery Community

Hokie Wellness and the Virginia Tech Recovery Community have partnered with students and faculty at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies to design and build a coffee bike. The bicycle will…

From  Raymond Meese 6 likes 965 plays

Students offer first "Tech's Giving" event

Students from the Leadership in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction class organized the first Tech's Giving to give international students an opportunity to experience a traditional…

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Cycling on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic

Ralph Buehler, professor and chair of the Urban Affairs and Planning department in the School of Public and International Affairs, discusses how cycling has increased globally in relation to the…

From  Erin Williams 1 likes 296 plays

Using robots to monitor construction progress

Faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction welcomed industry partner Procon Consulting to campus for the unboxing of the school's new robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot…

From  Raymond Meese 1 likes 548 plays

SOVA exhibition comes to Hahn Horticulture Garden

Hiromi Okumura of the School of Visual Arts is hosting a semester-end art showcase for students in her Drawing for Non-Majors class at the Hahn Horticulture Garden. The show will be a window show due…

From  Raymond Meese 2 likes 198 plays

Dome offers alternative learning space during COVID-19

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies set up a 2,900 square foot geodesic dome in between Cowgill and Bishop-Favrao Halls for use of students and faculty for exhibitions, pin-ups, and small…

From  Megan Zalecki 2 likes 1,263 plays

Architecture students design, build New River Train Observatory

Virginia Tech students in the School of Architecture + Design collaborated with the City of Radford's tourism department to highlight the region's train history. The cross-disciplinary team…

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FutureHAUS Dubai team takes first place

After years of research and hard work, the FutureHAUS Dubai team has officially built the world’s best solar home, taking home a first-place victory in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East.

From  Donna Meese 3 likes 649 plays