Integrative Sciences Building

Subject:             Publication in N.C. Purchase Directory

The following announcement has been placed in the N.C. Purchase Directory located under “University Projects” – Architecture/Engineer Selection.  Please note: The Lead Design Firm must be licensed in the state of North Carolina.

Institution:   NC State University

Project:  Integrative Sciences Building, NC State Project #202020005

Description:      The Integrative Sciences Building will further the mission of NC State University by providing much-needed STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) teaching and research space. It will be a catalyst for transforming the sciences at NC State. Embracing new models for sciences teaching and research, it will integrate STEM education with the grand challenges of society, inspiring new, interdisciplinary approaches to the sciences. This building will exemplify the very best of NC State’s values and aspirations. Located in the heart of North Campus, it serves as a crossroads for campus connectivity and student learning. The Integrative Sciences Building will be an inspiring, flexible model for academic and research creativity that is focused on collaboration, discovery, and transfer of knowledge.

The building design will promote creativity and collaboration and will showcase and celebrate the sciences at NC State. It will be a flexible, interdisciplinary sciences building with a focus on chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology. The building will be approximately 145,000 gross square feet (GSF) comprised of classrooms, teaching labs, research labs, research core facilities, collaboration/study space, and office space. The research/core facility space will be about 45% of the total space inventory.

Contact: For specific project inquiries – Bob Cwikla (919-949-1553),

Pre-submittal Meeting:              A Pre-submittal Meeting will be held August 12, 2020 at 11:00am EST via Zoom at the following link:    Attendance is encouraged but not mandatory.

Please Note:No questions will be answered during the Pre-submittal meeting.  Please use the link below to anonymously post questions.  We will answer the questions and post them on this page early in the week of August 24.  This link is active now, and will be open until 5:00pm on August 19,

Closing Date:                               5:00 pm, September 10, 2020

Project Budget:                           Total project budget is $160,000,000

Submit Letter of Interest           Bob Cwikla,

and 330 Form to:                        NC State University, Capital Project Management

cc:   Bob Cwikla, Capital Project Management
        Lisa Johnson, University Architect, Office of the University Architect

Download Complete Project Information Here: Project Summary – ISB 08042020

For our records and to enable us to contact you with project updates, please enter your contact information in the linked form:

A compiled list of Pre-submittal Meeting attendees and interested
Questions regarding the RFQ and University

Questions will be answered as quickly as time permits after they are submitted.  The web form will close at 5:00 pm on August 19.  All questions submitted prior to that date will be answered early during the following week.

Download Pre-Submittal Meeting Minutes (Held 8/12/20) here.