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Learning Barge Project Cleans Up at EPA P3 Awards

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In: University of Virginia School of Architecture exit EPA
Issue date: 4/27/07

The Learning Barge Project exit EPA, directed by Assistant Professor Phoebe Crisman, was awarded one of six Environmental Protection Agency People Prosperity and the Planet (EPA P3) Sustainability Awards of $75,000 at this week’s National Sustainable Design Expo held on the National Mall. The Learning Barge was one of 42 teams competing for the award. In addition, the project is winner of the 2007 Youth Council for Sustainable Science and Technology P3 Design Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Learning Barge Classroom
Learning Barge Classroom

At the Expo, several media outlets noted the Barge and coverage of the awards has or will be carried by MSNBC and WTOP radio (D.C.), among others.

The team for the Learning Barge project includes 12 architecture students and 6 engineering students (electrical, mechanical and civil) working under the guidance of Prof. Paxton Marshall from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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