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

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Raleigh Union Station

Raleigh Union Station: A Multi-Use Community Hub

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

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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

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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

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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

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Bloc 83

Surface Wins 4 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards in 2021

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

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Swati Khimesra

SURFACE 678 NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

SWATI KHIMESRA TO SERVE AS FIRM’S FIRST CEO DURHAM, N.C. – Today, Surface 678 announced that the firm’s principals have unanimously elected Swati Khimesra, PLA, LEED AP, RELi APas Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, effective immediately. Khimesra, who is a multi-award-winning landscape architect and a LEED Accredited Professional, previously

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BB&T Leadership Institute

Surface 678 Wins Three 2020 NCASLA Design Awards

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (NC ASLA) recognized three Surface 678 projects with one honor and two merit awards for 2020. NCASLA Awards Chair Auggie Wong announced: “We are proud of award-winning projects, which speak to ecological resiliency, cultural celebration, and equity in our

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Raleigh Union Station

Surface 678 Wins Three 2019 ASLA Southeast Region Design Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects, Southern Region recognized three Surface 678 projects with design excellence awards at a ceremony held on June 3 during the Leading Transformations Conference in Greenville, South Carolina. Barrett Armstrong chaired a jury that chose the winning work from entries submitted by firms in Alabama,

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