The student-designed house will be constructed in a campus parking lot. The Big Build invites all Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, and the people of the community to participate in the project. Register here.
The project was initiated and is coordinated and advised by Virginia Tech faculty members Kimberly Mitchell, an assistant professor in the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resources Management and Leon McClinton, director of Residence Life.
“The Big Build at Virginia Tech recognizes the critical issues of housing affordability, green housing, and sustainability,” says Mitchell. “By volunteering to work on this project, all participants -- students, faculty, staff and the local community -- will join together in a common goal of building a house for a Pulaski family.”
The student president of the Big Build is Maximus DiSesa, an undergraduate in the
The house will then be moved in mid-April to its final site in Pulaski.