BioBuild Fellow leads student team to win 2019 SDDC

Teams competing in the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge develop creative solutions for real-world issues in the building industry. From originally more than 80 entries, 48 teams were invited as finalists in 6 divisions to attend the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend. In the end, 45 teams presented their designs to a panel of industry expert jurors, compared their projects to those of other teams, learned from presentations by thought leaders and collegiate peers, and engaged with a variety of organizations about energy careers.

BioBuild Program Hosts the First BioBuild Symposium

Blacksburg, VA - April 26th, 2018 - BioBuild faculty and fellows hosted the first BioBuild symposium "Building with Nature" at the Holtzman alumni center at Virginia Tech. The event expanded on the main principles of BioBuild which are exploring building systems and biological systems synergistically to discover innovative connections between these two fields.