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VMDO Hosts Center for Green Schools and Instituto Thomas Jefferson

by Lynelle Douma, Marketing Coordinator Last Wednesday, VMDO kicked off an enriching three day visit from our friends at Instituto Thomas Jefferson, Ramon Carvajal and Priscila Gomez, and Director of the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, Rachel Gutter. Representatives from … Continue reading

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Being There: Opening Day at Discovery Elementary School

By Alissa Tucker, Intern Architect On Tuesday, September 8th, a few VMDO’ers had the pleasure of visiting Discovery on its opening day. I wanted to share how special it was to see the students enjoying their new school. It was … Continue reading

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Sharing Architecture: Middle Schoolers Learn about Net-Zero Design in Arlington

By Phil Donovan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C I recently had the unique experience of dusting off my construction boots and entering the classroom to teach six periods of middle school students what it means to build a net-zero energy school … Continue reading

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Researchers Studying Health Effects of Buckingham School Come to Visit!

VMDO is partnered with public health scientists Dr. Terry Huang and Dr. Matthew Trowbridge – from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Virginia School of Medicine, respectively – to study the effects of healthy school design on … Continue reading

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