Greer Environmental Sciences Center

Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, VA | Higher Education


VMDO Architects


44,000 SF

Project Partners

Photo © Alan Karchmer/OTTO


2023 Climate Champion Award, USGBC-Virginia Community Leader Awards
2023 Livable Buildings Awards, The Center for the Built Environment, UC Berkeley
2020 AIA-Virginia Design Award of Merit
2020 AIA-Central Virginia Award of Merit
2019 Virginia Environments Award, USGBC-Virginia
2018 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture Merit Award
2018 Best Educational Building and Juror's Choice Award, HRACRE Excellence in Development Design Awards -
Contractor: Hourigan
2017 DBIA Hampton Roads Award of Excellence

About the Project

New 44,000 SF building, greenhouse and research gardens, with lab and classroom space designed for interactive learning and interdisciplinary research. Sustainability features include geothermal heating and a green roof. Photo © Alan Karchmer/OTTO