Donna Dunay

General Information

Occupation: Architect, Professor

Resident City: Blacksburg

Resident State/Province: Virginia

Resident Country: United States

Notes: collection materials include History of Architecture Cybercore Project (CD-ROM 2000) and "Blacksburg Competition"

Archive/Repository: IAWA, Special Collection Newman Library, Ms2001-054

Sources: ; Chadwick, Heather R., ed. Women of CAUSe: Three Academic Generations of Excellence in Learning, Discovery, and Engagement. Blacksburg: Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 2007.


Subject: Education and writing

Description: Linking history and planning that emphasizes civic responsibility and identity


Employer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Title: G.T. Ward Professor of Architecture

City: Blacksburg

State: Virginia

Country: United States


Name: Robert Dunay

Project: World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition

Organization: Lower Manhattan Development Corporation


Notes: April 2003

Name: Frank Weiner

Project: Exhibition: A Center for Civic Activity in the Town of Blacksburg: A National Design Competition

Country: delete


No apprenticeships on record


Name: Fellowship

Description: American Institute of Architects Summer Institute for Professional Practice

Notes: Norwich, Vermont

Name: Juror and speaker

Description: Virginia Tech Design Consortium Charette: "A Cafe for an Artist"

Name: Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Description: Recognition of a career of excellence by peers: only 2% of professions in AIA attain this distinction

Date Received: May 05, 2009

Notes: Received medal at 2009 National AIA Convention in San Francisco


Title: Built-in Movement

City: Richmond

State: Virginia

Country: United States

Title: Saving the Historic Thomas Conner House: A Key Element in the Center for Civic Authority in the Town of Blacksburg

Description: for the annual meeting of the Preservation Alliance of Virginia

City: Roanoke

State: Virginia

Country: United States

Title: Time for Design

Description: the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, exhibition of graphic, fashion, interior, industrial design and architecture by Donna Dunay and Robert Dunay

Start Date: October 01, 2006

End Date: December 10, 2006

Notable Projects

No projects on record


Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Department: Architecture

Degree: Master of Architecture

Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Department: Architecture

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture


License: Registered Architect

Organization: Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Member

Organization: National Architectural Accreditation Review Board (NAAB)

Role: Member

Organization: International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)

Role: Chair

Publications By

Title: "Twin Stairs for Two Brothers"

Publication: Inform Magazine

Volume: 1

Page: 16-17

Notes: an article presenting built work

Title: Strategy Vignettes for a Middle School: Report Card for Learning

Title: Comprehensive Plan of the Town of Blacksburg

City: Blacksburg

Title: Making a Community School: Education within a Town Structure

Title: Town Architecture, Blacksburg: Understanding a Virginia Town

Publication: Book

Date Published: January 01, 1986


Publications About

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