Tag Archives: Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools

Checking-in with Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Design Guidelines

“The environments in which we live affect not just our behaviors, but our lifelong attitudes about things like healthy eating and active lifestyles.”   – Matt Trowbridge, UVA Professor & USGBC Research Fellow in Fast Company In the case of schools, architects … Continue reading

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Buckingham Research Demonstrates Link between Architecture & Healthy Eating Outcomes

In 2010, Buckingham County, VA committed to an emerging area of research that recognizes the role of a school facility in promoting healthy eating behaviors and attitudes. Collaborating with public health researchers, an interdisciplinary design team transformed two outdated schools … Continue reading

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VMDO Projects & Leadership Receive AIA Central Virginia Awards

On Thursday, October 23, the Central Virginia Chapter of the AIA hosted its 2014 Design Awards Gala. Community members and design professionals gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of beautifully designed projects and honor local leaders in the architecture field. Introductory … Continue reading

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VMDO Designer Participating in Washington Post Summit on Health

The Washington Post is hosting a summit Wednesday, June 18 (8:30am – 12:00pm) dedicated to discussing the topic of Health Beyond Health Care. From architects to educators, creative minds from across disciplines will convene to look at innovative efforts in cities and … Continue reading

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