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 […]

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 […]