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Video Item3D-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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Article ItemCAUS Names Yang Zhang as Associate Dean for Research , article
Yang Zhang, associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, has been appointed associate dean for research in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
Article ItemVirginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport reimagined by College of Architecture and Urban Studies students , article
Encouraged to dream, CAUS students developed and delivered concepts of a facility for a future of commercial passenger travel at the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport.
- Join CAUS at this year's Homecoming Tailgate on Sat., Oct. 16 before the VT vs. PITT football game.
- Starting this fall, bicycling baristas will ride an e-trike designed and built by College of Architecture and Urban Studies industrial design students, serving pour-over coffee and talking about substance abuse and recovery.
- Ralph Hall, associate director and associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs is one of the project leads on a Virginia Tech research project deploying smartphone apps to improve food and nutrition security in Kenya.
- Shalini Misra, associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, and Lance Collins presented at the 12th Annual International Science of Team Science Conference, hosted by Virginia Tech.
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