NC State University’s DH Hill Library Makerspace

  • Scope: 3D printing laboratory
  • Total Project Cost: $275,000
  • Type of Project: Laboratory, Technological
  • Length of Project: 3 Months

The project consisted of the demolition and renovation of approximately 993 square feet of level one of the North Bookstack Tower from a currently unused staff workroom and photocopy center into a 3-D printing lab for students and faculty. Existing HVAC in the renovation space was augmented by a new exhaust system, reworked electrical, fire alarm, sprinkler and plumbing systems. The project was completed over the summer months in order to be fully operational for the fall semester.