INNOVATION CAMPUS FIRST ACADEMIC BUILDING

BrightTree Studios has joined the team designing the first of three academic buildings to comprise Virginia Tech’s new $1B Innovation Campus. BrightTree Studios will provide cutting-edge technologies for the building, expected to open in 2024. The scope of BrightTree’s work includes audiovisual, IT/telecom, and security design.

The 300,000-square-foot building will house graduate-level computer science and computer engineering programs, supporting a variety of instruction, research, office, and support spaces, with a focus on experiential learning and multi-purpose spaces for collaboration, as well as testing labs and maker spaces.

ARCHITECT
SmithGroup
OWNER
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
SIZE
300,000 SF