Surface 678 Wins 9 Awards in 2024

Awards season is here and we’ve started off 2024 with a bang! Surface 678 has received 8 awards for NC ASLA and 1 VA ASLA award for 2024! We are extremely proud of our team for all their hard work and dedication to this year’s submissions. It’s an honor to continue to receive recognition on […]

Unified Vision: A Landscape Approach to Enhancing Student Life on Duke’s West Campus

Duke University Hollows Residence Hall

Earlier this year, our team submitted our work on Duke University’s West Campus residence halls to the Society of College and Planning (SCUP) 2023. In turn, this project received a SCUP Honor Award of Excellence in Landscape Architecture, earning Surface 678’s very first SCUP award! Including the Historic Quads, Edens Quad, and the Hollows, the […]

Raleigh Union Station: A Multi-Use Community Hub

Raleigh Union Station

Trends are forever changing and so are the needs and desires of day-to-day life. Growth of technology, a demand for sustainable practices, and convenience are all necessities of modern day living, leading to the increased appeal of flexible and accessible urban public spaces. The Surface 678 site design for Raleigh Union Station (RUS) does just […]

Creating a More Fluid Design Process

Designing with purpose is important to us at Surface 678. Therefore, the programs we use play a major role in the success of every design and project. We had a chance to sit down with Vectorworks to demonstrate our process through each project and how their program has made an impact in our every day […]

Surface Receives Award in International Design Competition

Surface 678 has received an Honorable Mention for participation in the Atlantic Beach Boardwalk International Design Competition. The Town of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina is using an international design competition to select the firm to lead the design of a major upgrade to its oceanside boardwalk and surrounding areas. Over 50 architecture and landscape architecture firms […]

Surface 678 Wins Three NC ASLA Awards in 2022

We are happy to share that Surface 678 won three NC ASLA Awards in 2022 for Bloc[83], NC State University Fitts-Woolard Hall, and UNC Charlotte Stormwater Master Plan. We are extremely happy for our team and proud of all the hard work that our designers have put into each of these projects.

The Stitch: Winner of the 2022 Redevelopment Project of the Year Award

From a local retail landmark to a socially regenerative space, The Stitch has been named an NAIOP NC 2022 Redevelopment Project of the Year Award winner! Formerly the Morrisville Outlet Mall, The Stitch was resurrected from the bones of the fallow mall. The intent of the site design was to renew and restore the already […]

Surface Wins 4 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards in 2021

Bloc 83

Surface 678 has won 4 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Community Appearance in 2021. The Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Community Appearance recognize outstanding new contributions to the character, environment, and appearance of the City of Raleigh. Surface won awards for three projects: John Chavis Memorial Park, Bloc[83], and North Carolina State University Fitts-Woolard Hall. […]