17 Oct '15, 8pm

USGBC Greater Virginia Green Spaces design competition..!

The students no longer walk the halls, and the classrooms have long been vacant, but Clifton Forge High School in Alleghany County, Virginia has not been forgotten. Opened in 1928 and vacant since the 1980s, the beautiful 42,000-square-foot Colonial Revival building holds countless stories and memories for those who attended. The town of Clifton Forge has tried for several years to redevelop the property, and citizens want to see it reused and alive again—if not as a school, then as something new that fulfills a need in the community. Clifton Forge has a blossoming arts culture, a great deal of local pride, and a very active alumni association behind this project. The building has great history and potential, and that’s why the USGBC Greater Virginia chose this 87-year-old gem as the subject of our 2015 Green Spaces design competition . This annual competition identifies a...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/usgbc-greater-virginia-gree...

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