Elizabeth City State University, Viking Village

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

  • FIRM

    SFL+A Architects

  • CLIENT

    Elizabeth City State University

  • AREA

    145,678 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $8,262,271.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    11/2004

Viking Village has four three-story buildings, a clubhouse/office, laundry area and a spacious private, secure courtyard. The four buildings, arranged as a quadrangle adjoined by breezeways, have a central courtyard. Designed to maximize student safety and security by connecting each of the buildings at the corners, the facility has four main secure entry gates into ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMFirstfloor, Inc., DeveloperCAPACITY350COST PER SQ FT$56.72FEATURED IN2005 Architectural Portfolio village. There are 88 units and 353 private bedrooms/bathrooms. Additionally, there are 17 double/single-occupancy units, situated throughout each building, for residence managers.

Each multi-bedroom apartment contains private bedrooms/bathrooms, a common living room area and full kitchen/dining area. Single-occupancy units have a private bathroom but do not have full kitchens.

Fully furnished, each unit provides data ports for telephone, cable TV and high-speed Internet. Each unit is fully sprinkled and has an addressable alarm system with the latest life- and fire-safety systems. Student life is enhanced further by the clubhouse, which contains a student lounge area that has a big-screen digital television. Property-management offices also are in the clubhouse.