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VT Indoor Athletic Training Facility

Blacksburg, Virginia

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

HKS, Inc.

91,000 square feet

The indoor practice facility provides practice space for an array of sports teams at Virginia Tech from football to baseball, softball, and lacrosse. The facility is 200 feet wide, 400 feet long and 85 feet high with ample room along the sidelines and end zones, allowing plenty of space for full-contact scrimmages. The facility features roll up doors for protection against inclement weather, two observation decks for videography and coaches, and stadium lighting both inside and outside. The building achieved USGBC LEED® Silver certification for sustainable design and construction.

The Design Build Institute of America, Mid-Atlantic Region has honored this project team with three awards for Excellence in Design Build Delivery, one for every part of the team. W.M. ҽ won the first place DBIA-MAR Award for 2016, HKS won the DBIA-MAR Excellence in Architecture Award, and Virginia Tech won the DBIA-MAR Outstanding Owner Award. The project also won a 2016 Engineering News Record Mid-Atlantic Region “Best Project” Merit Award in the Sports/Entertainment category. Projects were evaluated on the ability of the project team to overcome challenges, contribution to the industry and community, safety and construction and design quality.

about how this project helps Virginia Tech fulfill their mission of Building Champions.


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