Buckingham Project Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Buckingham County Primary and Elementary Schools K-5 Project has officially received LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council’s LEED for Schools rating system! The school campus prompts healthy decisions and is made with healthy materials. Materials and furnishings were chosen for their health-promoting qualities – in terms of specific sustainable features [...]

By |April 9th, 2014|Environmental Stewardship|0 Comments

GreenSource Magazine: Buckingham School as Prototype for the Next Generation of Green Schools

GreenSource profiled the Buckingham K-5 project in the July/August 2013 issue. You can read the full publication online here. Below is an excerpt from the article: Healthy Kids, Happy Students: Through a unique partnership with public-health researchers, VMDO Architects transforms an old high school into a prototype for the next generation of green schools. At any [...]

By |July 19th, 2013|Environmental Stewardship|0 Comments

Rachel Gutter from the Center for Green Schools Visits Buckingham Project

On May 10, 2013 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 partnerships that help transform schools into healthy learning environments. Rachel took a tour of VMDO’s [...]

By |May 13th, 2013|Environmental Stewardship|0 Comments