VANOMA Spotlight

Join VANOMA for their upcoming Spotlight event, featuring Mira Abdalla! Mira is a designer at VMDO as well as an active participant of the AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture (ELA) Class of 2023. She received her Bachelor of Design in Architecture at the University of Florida and holds a minor in Sustainability and the Built Environment. Mira has a strong interest in the intersection of psychology and architecture, and designing spaces that improve the health of both people and the planet. Register today to reserve your spot for the event!

Please note, this is an in-person event at VMDO in Charlottesville, Virginia with a hybrid option to attend virtually via Zoom.

200 E. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

All attendees, please register in advance.

Registration Link: – /registration

VANOMA Project Pipeline Volunteers Needed

VANOMA’s 2022 Project Pipeline Summer Camp is scheduled for July 18th – 22nd. Planning has begun and we need your help! If you are interested in volunteering to help plan, or just work the week of the camp, please sign-up via our website, See the full list of volunteer opportunities and descriptions below, and let us know how you would like to be involved upon sign-up.


Lead the camp day discussions, instruct students on activities, and assist in the development of the program curriculum leading up to the week of camp.


Act in support of the presenters, helping to lead break-out room discussions as well as answer general questions from students in attendance.

Technical Support

Assist with facilitating and running Zoom sessions, Miro boards, and other technology needed for students to interact and share their work.

General Support

Assist with general planning tasks as well as packaging and mailing of student supply kits.

Content Creators

Assist with the development of various marketing and digital promotional materials as well as the development of student activity workbooks and pre-recorded presentation materials.


Brings forth new ideas or roles in support of the overall planning and development of the virtual summer camp and its legacy.

Upcoming VANOMA Events

December: NOMAS Spotlight

Join VANOMA on December 16th at 7:00 p.m. for their next monthly spotlight event featuring the work of NOMAS Architecture students from across the state.

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January & February: Upcoming Regional Open House Series

Save the Date! Coming in early 2022, VANOMA will be hosting (4) Regional Open House events across the state in Richmond, Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia, and Charlottesville. Stay tuned and visit for more information coming soon.