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Instructors, students create new farmers market structure for Covington, Va.

    Keith and Marie Zawistowski talk with architecture students in the classroom.

Professors Keith and Marie Zawistowski guide students to produce better buildings and stronger communities.

Architecture professor helps shape new Martin Luther King memorial

    Located on the Tidal Basin, the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial creates a visual line of leadership between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials in Washington, D.C.

Each year, millions of visitors come to Washington, D.C., and its iconic monumental core to pay respects to national heroes and perhaps snap a few memorable photographs. Few realize the impact that Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies has had in shaping some of the memorials completed in recent decades, including the new Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, set to open in August 2011.