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Hourigan Visits Bishop-Favrao

On Friday, September 19th, Building Construction alumni from Hourigan Construction came to Bishop-Favrao Hall to lead a workshop for students on Virtual Design and Construction Technology (VDC). Hourigan uses Building Information Modeling as a tool to collaborate with other fields, providing increased accuracy in the building process and improving communication. The software allows them to predict problems faster, often avoiding issues and ultimately saving the client money in the process.

Dr. Andrew McCoy Named a Preston and Catherine White Fellow

Andrew McCoy, associate professor with the Department of Building Construction and assistant director of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech, has been named a Preston and Catherine White Fellow by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

Dean's List for Building Construction

The Department of Building Construction congratulates the academic accomplishments of its Dean's List honorees for Spring 2014.  

Justin Rajadhyaksha receives 2014 Exemplary Senior Award

Justin Rajadhyaksha was voted by Building Construction faculty as an Exemplary Senior for the spring semester of 2014.

Jaser Mahasneh wins ASC 2014 Best Graduate Student Poster Award.

Arch. Jaser Khalaf Mahasneh, a Jordanian doctoral candidate in the Department of Building Construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech wins "The Best Graduate Poster Award" at the recent ASC 50th Annual International Conference in Washington, D.C.