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October 20, 2021 – Fall colors on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus. (Photo by Christina Franusich/Virginia Tech).

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The Myers-Lawson School of Construction boasts state-of-the-art facilities designed to foster an innovative learning environment for students, faculty, and industry partners. Our facilities provide ample spaces for collaboration, experiential learning, and research, ensuring students have access to the resources they need to excel in their chosen field.

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    Bishop-Favrao Hall

    Bishop-Favrao Hall, located at 1345 Perry St, Blacksburg, VA 24061, serves as the primary facility for the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. Designed as an educational tool, the building features exposed and labeled structural elements that enable students to observe the structures they study in action. The building is equipped with modern technology and offers versatile workspaces. Facilities include administrative and faculty offices, classrooms, seminar rooms, and studios.

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    Hitt Hall

    With a projected completion in Spring 2024, Hitt Hall is set to provide an expanded physical presence for the Myers-Lawson School of Construction, enabling impactful learning and research. Situated in the North Academic District of the Blacksburg campus, Hitt Hall will be located near West Campus Drive on a site amongst the existing New Classroom Building, Derring Hall, and Bishop-Favrao Hall.

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    Established in 2013, the BuildLAB inside Bishop-Favrao Hall fosters a supportive environment for innovation, emphasizing discovery through experimentation and curiosity. Equipped with a wide range of tools focused on wood and composites, as well as computer-controlled machines, the lab enables users to create diverse projects of various sizes and purposes.

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    The Myers-Lawson School of Construction is home to numerous cutting-edge research centers and labs, which serve as hubs for innovation and collaboration. These facilities provide students, faculty, and industry partners with access to state-of-the-art equipment and resources, enabling them to explore new ideas, technologies, and construction methods.