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James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Clark Nexsen, Snøhetta

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Project Name

James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Project Status



North Carolina State University


AIA CAE Awards

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Project Description


Large open spaces connect all floors of the library, and the use of stairs is emphasized to ensure an interactive and social environment in-between more focused study areas. Designed to LEED® Silver requirements, the building features abundant natural light and expansive views of the nearby lake. Fritted glass and a fixed external aluminum shading system help diminish heat gain and maximize views and ambient natural light. Ceiling-mounted active chilled beams and radiant panels provide heating and cooling. Rain gardens and green roofs manage storm water.

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