UNC Wilmington MARBIONC Building

UNC W Marine Biotechnology Center

The new 72,000 square foot research laboratory facility is the on UNC Wilmington’s millennial CREST Research Park campus. The complex is a result of a public-private partnership venture. It connects the university’s Center for Marine Science program with business focused on biotechnology, environmental science and research and development. The MARBIONC building is located directly on […]

UNC Plant Biodiversity Research Center

Surface 678 worked with the UNC Herbarium and the NC Botanical Garden to create a feasibility study for the herbarium, which grew to encompass a comprehensive site plan for the plant biodiversity research center. The scope of Surface 678’s design included pedestrian and vehicular circulation, specifically path hierarchy; the re-establishment of existing gardens; proposals for […]

North Carolina State University Alumni Center

North Carolina State University Alumni Center

Located on a bluff overlooking Lake Raleigh from its 5.25-acre woodland setting, the 70,000 square foot Alumni Center offers a variety of meeting and conference spaces, Alumni Association offices, a Great Reception Hall and ballroom for special events, formal dining room and casual restaurant/bar and grill for Alumni functions. The Alumni facility shares the topographic […]

North Carolina Central University Master Plan

North Carolina Central University Master Plan

Surface 678 teamed with Vines Architecture in preparation of the NCCU Campus Master Plan for the existing campus and planned acquisitions to be developed under the Millennial Campus designation to enhance the institution’s research, teaching, and service missions, as well as enhance the economic development for the areas served by NCCU and surrounding community. The […]

NC A&T Classroom Building

NC A&T Academic Classroom Building

The site design concept for the new 88,000 square foot academic building at North Carolina A&T State University focuses on the stratification forms indicative of agricultural practices. These significant patterns are translated and applied to the landscape design, creating an urban environment that allows for dynamic movement throughout the site. Both landscape and hardscape patterns […]

Fayetteville State University Campus & Stormwater Master Plans

FSU Campus Master Plans

Surface 678 developed a comprehensive master plan update for the 92-acre state campus in 2008 and updated the master plan in 2013. Assessing the current campus and facility conditions, the team provided planning recommendations for building use, traffic patterns, parking, campus open space and athletic facilities that would provide a framework for the expected growth. […]

Fayetteville VA Health Care Center

Fayetteville VA Health Center

Surface 678 developed landscape design for the Fayetteville VA Health Care Center. The design creates an aesthetically integrated site, offering a uniquely pleasing experience for patients, visitors, and staff. The site organization and exterior design are based on the site’s functional requirements. The Surface 678 team created an easily understood site layout with a landscape […]

Western Carolina University Lower Campus Residence Hall

WCU Lower Campus Residence Halls

The project will consist of the new construction of campus residence halls east of the Memorial Drive and to the west of University Way north of H.F. Robinson Administration Building on the campus of Western Carolina University. Exterior improvements will respond to the new construction and access requirements as well as programming of exterior student […]

UNC Chapel Hill Institute for Convergent Science

UNC Science Complex III

Surface 678 provided advanced planning for the project’s ambitious mission to expand the scope of research and teaching in the sciences requires a new type of science building to enable the sharing of ideas (intellectual “collisions”) across disciplines that can inspire new convergent research projects. With a goal of speeding the process of discovery to […]