Virginia Tech has been recognized for the outstanding design of the university's Indoor Practice Facility. The facility has been honored with three awards from the Design-Build Institute of America's Mid-Atlantic Region, an organization that teaches and promotes the best practices in design-build.
The facility, built by W.M. Jordan Company – a company whose president and CEO is John R. Lawson II, a 1975 graduate of Virginia Tech, and co-founder of the MYERS-LAWSON SCHOOL of construction – cost $21.3 million and was finished in the summer of 2015. It possesses all of the features befitting a nationally ranked football program, while also being flexible enough to help certain Olympic sports. HKS Architects + Entertainment designed the facility.
W.M. Jordan Company received a first place award for building design;
HKS Sports + Entertainment and the W.M. Jordan Company received the Excellence in Architecture Award; and,
Virginia Tech was honored with the Outstanding Owner Award.
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