Virginia Polytechnic State University Visitors and Undergraduate Admissions Center, Blacksburg, Va.
Award of Merit - Small Projects
The $7.3-million, 18,155-sq-ft, two-story Virginia Polytechnic State University Visitors & Undergraduate Admissions Center has become the school's “front door.”
The 50,000-sq-ft, Gothic-style, steel-framed structure features an exterior of Hokie stone and architectural precast along with a two-story curtain wall framing the building's main lobby. Expert craftsmanship is evident in the facility's interior metal railings, wood panels, millwork and ceilings.
Owner: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Contractor: BE&K Building Group, Charlotte, N.C.
Designer: Glave & Holmes, Richmond, Va.
Civil Engineer: Draper Aden Assoc., Blacksburg
Structural Engineer: Dunbar Milby Williams Pittman & Vaughn, Richmond, Va.
MEP Engineer: HCYU & Associates, Richmond, Va.
Submitted by: BE&K Building Group