Western Carolina University

  • New

    140,000 SF
  • Project Complete

  • Construction Cost

  • Levels

    4 Story
  • Sustainability

    LEED Silver
The first building on the new 344 acre Millennium Campus, this multi-level structure was constructed on the side of a mountain.  While picturesque, it was a challenge to construct.  Departments utilizing this facility include Nursing, Health Sciences, Clinical Lab Sciences, Environmental Health, Health Information Administration, Nutrition, Emergency Medical Care, Recreation Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work and Communication Sciences.  The program focus of this science building is healthcare classrooms, simulated medical/hospital spaces, laboratories and offices.  Specialized spaces include an operating room, blood bank, cadaver laboratory, audiology suite, fitness center, natatorium, distance learning studio, campus data center, tier seated lecture rooms, and numerous types of healthcare, science and teaching laboratories.

Stanford White provide mechanical and electrical engineering design of notable systems such as: dual electrical services installed along with a 275kW emergency/standby generator; and central boiler and chiller plant is also incorporated to serve future Millennium Campus facilities.