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Team of students, faculty wins national master plan design competition

Sept. 5, 2013 – NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION, Sept. 5, 2013 – A team of faculty and students from Virginia Tech has won the Casey Trees Master Plan Design Competition. 

Fifty interdisciplinary university teams from across the country were invited to submit proposals for a master plan for the Casey Tree Farm, and four finalist teams presented their designs earlier this summer for the farm’s more than one-square-mile of forest and farmland. The jury unanimously selected Virginia Tech’s proposal.

Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization, established in 2002, committed to restoring, enhancing, and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. To support this effort, the organization maintains the Casey Tree Farm, with a nursery housing more than 10,000 trees, located on 730 acres of forests and fields bordered by the Shenandoah River in Clarke County, VA.  Read more........

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