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Checking in with JMU Wayland Hall’s LEED Platinum Performance

By Frances Lengowski, AIA, LEED AP On April 10, the James Madison University Board of Visitors toured Wayland Hall – a residence hall renovated by VMDO.  It was a great opportunity to check back in with the project and learn … Continue reading

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VMDO Principal Teaches Materials & Methods Course at JMU

By John Nagao VMDO Principal Joe Celentano, AIA is teaching a course at James Madison University that will help 3rd and 4th year interior design students better understand the art and science of construction, or tectonics, as it relates to … Continue reading

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VMDO Attends 2012 ACUHO-I Conference in Anaheim

Earlier in July, VMDO’s David Oakland, Michele Westrick, and Frances Lengowski accompanied James Madison University’s Director of Residence Life – Maggie Burkhart Evans – to Anaheim, California to present “Wayland Hall – Renovating for Community, Learning, and Sustainable Living” at … Continue reading

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Former JMU President Praises Wayland Hall Renovation

In this video (beginning at 3:42), former James Madison University president Dr. Linwood H. Rose praises the renovation of Wayland Hall, whose award-winning renovation was designed by VMDO. Dr. Rose states: “We started the year [academic year 2011-2012] with the … Continue reading

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Wayland Hall Honored as One of the Greenest Dorms in the World

Earlier this year, James Madison University’s Wayland Hall received the highest level of LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Wayland Hall residence facility is one of only four full-scale LEED platinum residence halls in the country and … Continue reading

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VMDO Lectures at James Madison University

VMDO Architects was happy to participate in Dr. Karim Altaii’s course, ISAT 212 “Energy Issues in Science and Technology,” at James Madison University last Thursday. Frances Lengowski presented at three of the course’s lab sections along with JMU Director of … Continue reading

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