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.

BioBuild Symposium

Registration is now open!

April 26TH 2:00-8:00 pm

Holtzman Alumni Center, The Inn at Virginia Tech

Join us April 2018 in Blacksburg, VA for BioBuild Symposium: Building with Nature. Explore stories of research, design, and building with a special focus on bio-inspired and bio-integrative buildings and communities. Faculty and students from Virginia Tech, as well as community leaders from across Virginia, will share lessons learned from innovative connections between building systems and biological systems.

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BioBuild Fellows and Faculty Inspire Middle School Students in IMAGINATION Program

Water, Biota, and the Built Environment

Fellows and faculty in the BioBuild program offered a half-day program for middle school students on July 10th and July 12th as part of the College of Engineering's IMAGINATION program. IMAGINATION is one of several summer programs sponsored by the Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED), which provides a hands-on science and engineering summer day camp for rising 7th and 8th graders.