North Carolina State University Completes Fitts-Woolard Hall of Engineering

Published 3-10-2021
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall
  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

  • North Carolina State University - Fitts-Woolard Hall

    Courtesy of Clark Nexsen.

North Carolina State University completed construction in February of 2021 on the $150 million Fitts-Woolard Hall in Raleigh. The 225,000-sf teaching and research facility provides over 100 classrooms and laboratories for the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering and the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Designed by Clark Nexsen to promote multidisciplinary collaboration and interaction, the highly transparent structure leverages extensive internal and external glazing to put engineering on display. Featuring light-filled atriums, monumental open stairs with steel-plated trusses, and exposed mechanical system, the facility includes a structural testing lab, a large-scale driving simulator, computational labs, and space for senior student projects. Fitts-Woolard Hall accommodates programs in advanced manufacturing, bioengineering, ergonomics, environmental engineering, robotics and sensor technologies, and transportation and logistics, as well as offering exceptional flexibility to meet future needs. Skanska USA was the construction manager at risk for the project, which completes NC State's consolidation of the College of Engineering on the Centennial Campus. LEED Silver certification will be sought for the sustainably designed structure. 

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