Buckingham Project Receives 2014 AIA CAE Education Facility Design Excellence Award

The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education has named Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools a 2014 Education Facility Design Excellence Award recipient! This is one of the highest honors an educational facility can receive. Jury Comments: "This project successfully revitalizes an existing learning environment through adaptive re-use and thoughtful expansion. Building on the momentum [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Learning Ecologies|0 Comments

VS Case Study – Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools: These Are No Ordinary Schools

In fall 2013, the ergonomic furniture manufacturer VS America published a case study featuring the interior learning environment of the Buckingham project. You can read the full publication online here. Below are excerpts from the publication featuring Dina Sorensen, Project Designer, VMDO Architects. “The learning environment is enriched by the atmospheric use of color as [...]

By |September 22nd, 2013|Learning Ecologies|0 Comments

Cultivating / Crafting Buckingham’s Kitchen Gardens

On June 29, 2013, VMDO employees along with volunteers from the University of Nebraska and the Buckingham community came together for a hands-on garden build-out project at Buckingham County Primary and Elementary Schools. Specifically, the assembled team worked to build the school Kitchen Gardens in preparation for summer school STEM-based garden learning activities. The Kitchen [...]

By |July 19th, 2013|Learning Ecologies|0 Comments