East Carolina University Student Center

The ECU Student Center is a new three-story, 220,000-square-foot building, including the basement. The two-story building entry consists of common space and a curtainwall skin, and the remaining space of level 1 is comprised of the bookstore and office. Level 2 holds the 14,000- square-foot ballroom, black box theatre, and offices, with additional office space on Level 3.

The central energy plant (CEP) is approximately 60 feet x 72 feet with the ability to expand by two more bays for a total length of 120 feet. Steel dunnage above the roof level supports the cooling towers.

The building connects to the adjacent parking deck but is separated by an expansion joint. The structural system consists of a reinforced concrete two-way flat plate for the floors and structural steel framing for the roof, and the CEP consists of structural steel.


Greenville, NC


East Carolina University


Perkins and Will

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