CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, May 18, 2009 – Clark Nexsen, an award-winning, architectural, engineering, interior design, planning, and landscape architecture firm, is pleased to announce that the design team of Clark Nexsen and Landry & Lewis Architects, PA have completed the design of Century Park Living/Learning Residential Community for the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This project was named in celebration of USM’s 100th Anniversary.
Century Park will include four, four-story residential structures and a Learning Center building totaling approximately 205,000 SF of floor space in a gated community. The buildings will accommodate 864 student residents (primarily 2-person bedrooms, with private bath), as well as study lounges and other common use areas.
When completed, Century Park will provide almost 25% of the total residential capacity at the University. This $37.7 million project is expected to be completed in fall of 2010. LEED Silver certification is being sought for Century Park. Clark Nexsen is serving as Design Architect and Landry & Lewis Architects is the Architect of Record for the project.
About Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering
Clark Nexsen is a premier architecture, engineering, interior design, planning, and landscape architecture firm with over 89 years of experience. With offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Norfolk, Alexandria, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia, and Washington, DC, Clark Nexsen employs a staff of over 470 dedicated architecture and engineering professionals. The firm's architecture and engineering design teams specialize in college and university buildings, offices, commercial, healthcare, retail, food-service, recreational, manufacturing. Clark Nexsen works to shape the future worldwide and their focus remains constant: extraordinary effort to make projects work for their clients. For more information on Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering, visit their website at www.clarknexsen.com .
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