Recent Submissions

  • Pearisburg, VA : Pearisburg Town Park conceptual master plan update and Tannery Road site conceptual design 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Proctor, Nick; Delbridge, Lauren; Zhong, Cen; Jones, Alexander; Williams, Daphne (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2017-05)
    The purpose of this project was to develop a conceptual master plan update for the Pearisburg Town Park that benefits families, seniors, and youth and improves the quality of life by building community pride and contributing ...
  • Prestonsburg, KY : trail town conceptual master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Proctor, Nick; Shi, Xiaofei; Williams, Daphne; Thomas, Andrea; Chase, Austin; Niland, Joe (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2017-06)
    The primary goal of this project was to help Prestonsburg work toward their Trail Town certification by creating a master plan that connects trail networks to public spaces and recommending effective signage.
  • Building on the dream : Claytor Subdivision : a front porch community in Radford, Virginia 

    Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2017)
    A packet describing a proposed community in Radford to be built by Habitat for Humanity
  • Building on the dream : Claytor Subdivision : a front porch community in Radford, Virginia 

    Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2017)
    A flyer describing a proposed community in Radford to be built by Habitat for Humanity.
  • Sharon Park, Colonel Tom Dotson Sports Complex 

    Steika, Kim; Blake, Michael; Milne, Brad (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2007-09)
    Alleghany County is working with the Clifton Forge Little League to develop 14.66 acres in the Sharon area of Alleghany County. This will be called the Colonel Tom Dotson Sports Complex.
  • Walton Park conceptual master plan 

    Steika, Kim; Blake, Michael; Dart, Daniel; Jank, Brian; Wolyniak, Brian (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2008-03)
    The Town of Mineral would like to expand it's current Walton Park and create a park for daily or weekly community use for meetings, company picnics, family reunions and other outdoor events.
  • Conceptual designs for space planning at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Fisher, Terri; Grundy, Meghan; Whitney, Brad (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2007-05)
    The CDAC was hired by the DMFAH to improve the Museum's first floor rear entry hall and to improve the visitor experience between the first floor and the public spaces on the basement level.
  • Fairview in Abingdon : conceptual master plan 

    Steika,Kim; Fisher, Terri; Dart, Daniel; Blake, Michael; latimore, Shruti (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2007)
    The CDAC was hired to work with Fairview in Abingdon, Inc. to create a conceptual master plan for a village that would highlight life in Washington County in the 19th century.
  • 16 squares : the heart of Blacksburg 

    Steika, Kim; Deshpande, Kartiki; Strumfiled, Jonathan (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2008-07-01)
    CDAC worked with the 16 Squares Committee of Blacksburg to bring together an overview of historic information to cast a vision for what can be done in both the short and long term to identify, educate, preserve, and develop.
  • Dante, VA : community design charrette 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Clements, Terry Lynn; Proctor, Nick; Williams, Daphne; Shi, Xiaofei; Bohannon, C.L.; Bork, Dean; Jacobson, Wendy; Johnson, Ben; Katen, Brian; Kim, Mintai; McGill, David; Miller, Patrick (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2017-02-01)
    The charette addressed public landscape issues and opportunities in Dante, Virginia, a historic coal town in far southwest Virginia
  • North Fork Powell River greenway 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2004-01-01)
    The Community Design Assistance Center assisted Pennington Gap in designing a greenway trail that runs along the North Fork of the Powell River from Route 58, where it enters the town limits, to Leeman Field, the recreation ...
  • St. Paul, VA : managing stormwater in Market Square 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Philen, Melissa; Stroud, Patricia; Thomas, Andrea; Williams, Daphne; Chase, Austin; Souza de Souza, Aline Soares; Stelfox, Mike; Hulshult, Amelia (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2016-09-01)
    The project focus is on Market Square block within St. Paul. St. Paul seeks ways to solve stormwater runoff issues by implementing design solutions closest to the source of precipitation. These conceptual designs address ...
  • Amherst town square conceptual design 

    Steika, Kim; Furedy, Eliza; Rodes, Doug (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2008-05-01)
    The town of Amherst approached the CDAD to develop a plan for the town that considers previous plans and abides by the community's desires. The CDAC was asked to develop a conceptual design for the plaza area utilizing ...
  • Ellis Acres Memorial Park, Dillwyn, VA 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; Doran, Lauren; Xu, Yining (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2007)
    Ellis Acres Memorial Park, Inc. is interested in renovating the remaining building on the historical Buckingham Training School property to serve as a community building. Among other things, it would house an historical ...
  • Whitesburg, KY : downtown section of the Tanglewood Downhill Trail conceptual master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Philen, Melissa; Browning, Lara; Gray, Shane; Niland, Joe; Souza de Souza, Aline Soares (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2015-12-01)
    The Tanglewood Downhill Trail is a pedestrian and cyclist trail proposed to transect through Whitesburg, primarily along an abandoned railway bed. The trail connects important destinations within Whitesburg, as well as ...
  • Chatham visual enhancements 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; Bakar, Shamsul Abu; Akers, Dustin; Rigot, Sarah; Blecksmith, Lisa; Marshall, Ashleigh (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2010-08-01)
    The purpose of this project was to assist the town of Chatham with several aspects of visual and experiential enhancements. Key focus areas included visual improvements, the Chatham Perimeter Trail, and other areas with ...
  • Agricultural barn : conceptual design project report 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Schellhammer, Chris; Duda, Lauren; Kwon, Melanie; Saeidi-Rizi, Fatemeh (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2013-04-01)
    Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) is a fraternal organization for those interested in all forms of agriculture. The Virginia Tech Chapter resides in a historic home surrounded by 6 acres of land on the western side of US 460. The ...
  • Clinch River access points design guidelines 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Jessup, Jen; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-01-01)
    The CDAC was tasked with developing general design guidelines for access points along the Clinch River, creating a conceptual design for the access point at the Cleveland Ball Park as a pilot site, generating design concepts ...
  • Devil John Wright Trail linkage & enhancement master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Browning, Lara; Dunne, Peter; Jessup, Jen; Walker, Harley (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2014-03-01)
    Jenkins, KY began as a railroad town; however, it has a history of moonshining and the legendary Devil John Wright. Devil John became known for gunslinging and ruthlessness. It was the desire of Jenkins to incorporate this ...
  • The Ormond Keister and Catherine Booth Evans Park conceptual master plan 

    Gilboy, Elizabeth Truex; Steika, Kim; Ling, Daniel; Xu, Yining; Bakar, Shamsul Abu; Marion, Kyle (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2010-08-01)
    The city of Danville received a gift of a 105-acre family tobacco farm. The sons of the late Ormand K. and Catherine Evans donated the property for passive recreation, conservation and educational use.

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