NC State Wolf Ridge at Centennial Campus

LS3P collaborated with SASAKI ASSOCIATES on the design of this 500,000 SF student housing and dining project.  The project will provide 1,200 beds in apartment-style housing. The buildings complete and define the middle section of the Oval, a major campus green space. The Oval Marketplace, a 20,000 SF dining facility, is located adjacent to The Oval and includes an exterior plaza with outdoor seating.

The residential space will be accommodated in 6 buildings, with the building on The Oval containing dining, administrative offices, front desk, mailroom, multipurpose space, and graduate student lofts. The character of the building on The Oval will be unique, and will serve as the architectural bridge between the academic buildings and the residential zone. The buildings, typically 5-story, respond to the significant topography by “stepping down” the site, in both floor levels and building height. The facility is pursuing LEED® Gold certification.

Location: Raleigh, NC

SF: 520,000 (Student Housing 500,000 SF; Dining Facility 20,000 SF)

Photographers: Walt Dowdy; Matt Silk

Associated Architect: Sasaki