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August 2021

Dean's Message

In her first newsletter, Interim Dean Rosemary Blieszner introduces herself and welcomes students back to campus for the fall semester.

Headshot of Interim Dean Rosemary Blieszner

Headshot of Rosemary Blieszner


A highlight of college, community, and Virginia Tech news.

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    3D-printing a home in Richmond
    3D-printing a home in Richmond , video

    The Printing for Affordable Concrete Housing and Training (PACT) project out of Myers-Lawson School of Construction in CAUS prototyped and is constructing a 3D-printed concrete home in Richmond. The pilot project will explore the cost savings and efficiencies of using concrete 3D-printing technology to build affordable homes in Virginia and beyond. Researchers are printing the 1,400-square-foot home on site using a massive, modular 3D-printer called COBOD2, a technology pioneered by the Danish that readily adapts to any location and design.


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About CAUS+effect

CAUS+effect is an online newsletter for alumni and friends published by Virginia Tech's College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Contact or Lesley Yorke, Interim Director of Communications, with your questions, comments, news tips, and feedback.