Gallery: VA Tech Architecture Students Complete Prefabricated Covington...

As part of the design/buildLAB at Virginia Tech, a group of third year architecture students designed and built a farmer's market pavilion in Covington, Virginia. Staying true to the principles of the market, which requires all produce to come from within
 
As part of the design/buildLAB at Virginia Tech, a group of third year architecture students designed and built a farmer's market pavilion in Covington, Virginia. Staying true to the principles of the market, which requires all produce to come from within 100 miles, the students sourced all their materials for the project in the same area. Reclaimed and locally sawn wood were used in the prefabricated roof, which collects rainwater to irrigate the surrounding landscape. Design and construction of the Covington Farmer's Market was a year long process that focused on the research, development and implementation of innovative construction methods and architectural designs.

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