Flad-Designed Roper Hall Earns 2024 Space Award
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Roper Hall has earned a 2024 Triangle Business Journal Space Award as the Top Education Project in the Research Triangle. Flad served as design architect and architect of record for Roper Hall, which officially opened in September as the new home for the UNC School of Medicine. The Space Awards, given out annually since 2016, recognize the area's top commercial real estate deals and developments.
Replacing Berryhill Hall, which opened in 1970, the new nine-story, 172,000-square-foot facility is designed to facilitate a 30 percent growth of what is already the largest medical school in the state. In addition to supporting a redesigned curriculum based on group instruction and team-based learning, Roper Hall also supports integration of the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Health system.
Flad Architects (architect of record, design architect, co-interior architect), The SLAM Collaborative (medical education planner, co-interior design architect)
February 01, 2024