Ram Village Residence Hall Complex provides 919 beds to juniors and seniors at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Built on two separate sites on the university’s south campus, these five buildings provide upperclassmen with apartment-style living spaces. The apartments are a combination of two-, four- and six-bed units with full kitchens ASSOCIATED FIRMSasaki Associates Inc.; Coulter/Jewell/Thames, PACAPACITY919COST PER SQ FT$162.00FEATURED IN2008 Architectural Portfolio dining/living rooms. Public spaces include meeting and seminar rooms, recreational space, laundry rooms and mailrooms.
A major determinant in the design of the complex was circulation to the main campus; in order to make this a safe space for students to travel to and from, the design gave careful consideration to sitework such as grading, landscaping and site lighting. Card-only accessibility, emergency call boxes and pedestrian-scale lighting also were included.