VMDO Designer Participating in Washington Post Summit on Health

The Washington Post hosted a summit on Wednesday, June 18 dedicated to discussing the topic of Health Beyond Health Care. From architects to educators, creative minds from across disciplines convened to look at innovative efforts currently in effect that are working to improve the health and well-being of millions of Americans. VMDO Project Designer Dina Sorensen, LEED [...]

4 Award-Winning Buildings that Nudge People to Lead Healthier Lives

On May 1, 2014, Fast Company Magazine highlighted 4 buildings that "nudge people to live healthier lives" and Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools made the list! A recipient of the Center for Active Design's inaugural excellence award, the project is in part premised on the idea that design plays a large role in public health [...]

By |May 1st, 2014|Designing for Health|0 Comments

Buckingham School Receives Excellence Award from the Center for Active Design

Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools has received an inaugural Excellence Award from the Center for Active Design! Buckingham was the only school commended for its active, health-promoting design. Juror Comments: “The Buckingham County Elementary School is inspiring - their incorporation of active design guidelines and healthy food access has made this school a beautiful, [...]

By |April 8th, 2014|Designing for Health|0 Comments

Insights 3 Publication: Healthy By Design – Architecture’s New Terrain

In the fall of 2012, VMDO Architects along with VS America and Buckingham researchers Dr. Terry Huang of the University of Nebraska and Dr. Matthew Trowbridge of the University of Virginia co-produced Insights 3 : Healthy by Design / Architecture’s New Terrain – The Dining Commons / Promoting Healthy + Active FoodSmart™ Kids. You can [...]

By |September 19th, 2013|Designing for Health|0 Comments