Alamance Community College, Advanced Applied Technology Center

Graham, North Carolina

Design team: Rob Klinedinst (Higher Education Studio Principal); Michael Coates (Design Principal); Eric Schoenagel (Sr. Project Manager); Will Harrison (Project Manager); Trisha Devers (Interior Designer)

The Advanced Applied Technology Center at Alamance Community College houses new leading-edge facilities for programs in mechatronics, automotive ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMCLH Design p.a., Carolina Specialty Engineering P.C., Craig Richard ClarkCOST PER SQ FT$295.00FEATURED IN2018 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized technology, welding technology, computer integrated machining technology and air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration technology.
After the building opened in fall 2017, the center has positively affected student enrollment on campus. From fall 2016 to fall 2017, enrollment increased 18.97 percent, and from spring 2017 to spring 2018, enrollment increased 23.81 percent. The state-of-the-art technical learning and training center continues to attract new students, maximizes the student learning experience, and prepares students for careers in highly skilled fields.
“The impression upon walking into the building is impressive, as one is immediately aware of it being a beautiful state-of-the-art facility,” says Dr. Algie Gatewood, president at Alamance Community College. “It is inviting, from the artwork to the functionality of the space. Undoubtedly, Little’s expertise was instrumental in the ease of our process and the realization of a first-class instructional building.”