Northeastern University – Charlotte, School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Charlotte, North Carolina


Northeastern University


12,422 sq.ft.

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Completion Date


The architect designed a nursing and health sciences classroom facility at Northeastern University’s Charlotte campus. The upfit of a high-rise tower serves 400 students with training space for nursing, speech pathology and health sciences programs. The design embodies the university’s goals by providing an immersive, experiential environment that is globally recognizable. The design maximizes flexibility and growth, and emphasizes sustainability and wellness.

The space is organic and expressive, featuring fresh, unexpected color combinations that convey the energy and optimism of Northeastern and its students. The “long lounge” welcomes collaboration and events and is subdividable to accommodate small or large groups. It connects to a shared break area and indoor/outdoor public spaces, with biophilic design incorporated throughout. All public areas are flooded with natural light and offer stunning outdoor views.

The facility is a vibrant and welcoming space that captures the essence of Northeastern University and the surrounding community. It provides a modern and flexible environment for students and faculty to learn and collaborate, with a focus on sustainability and wellness.

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Associated Firm

AME Consulting Engineers, Thorburn Associates, Palacio Collaborative

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2023 Educational Interiors Showcase

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