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Buckingham School Receives First Ever Active Design Award

Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools has received an inaugural Excellence Award from the Center for Active Design in what is the first ever active design awards competition! The award was accepted by Project Designer Dina Sorensen, LEED AP at a ceremony in … Continue reading

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A Researcher’s Stay at Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools

By Leah Frerichs, Graduate Assistant & Doctoral Candidate University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health I arrived in Dillwyn, VA early September of this year. I had been to this community several times before. Researching the impact of … Continue reading

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Cultivating / Crafting Buckingham’s Kitchen Gardens

LESSONS ON CREATIVITY, COLLABORATION and DESIGN THINKING? CULTIVATE A GARDEN By Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools Project Designer, Dina Sorensen On Saturday, June 29, VMDO employees along with volunteers from the University of Nebraska and the Buckingham community will … Continue reading

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Buckingham Project Featured at EDRA Research Conference

The Buckingham K-5 campus project continues to communicate the critical value of design research in both the design and public health conference communities! Jeri Brittin, MM, Associate IIDA (University of Nebraska Medical Center / College of Public Health / Department … Continue reading

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Special Visitor: Rachel Gutter from the Center for Green Schools!

On Friday, May 10, VMDO had the amazing opportunity to host the remarkable Rachel Gutter, Director of the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools. The Center works directly with teachers, students, administrators, elected officials and communities to create programs, resources and … Continue reading

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Buckingham School Receives Honors at November Conferences

The Buckingham County Primary and Elementary Schools project has received multiple awards at recent conferences. Earlier this month at Architecture Exchange East in Richmond, architects Bob Moje and Dina Sorensen, in collaboration with University of Virginia professor and public health … Continue reading

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