Deck The Halls With A Story

The hunt for artwork that tells the story of our state’s largest university didn’t start too differently for the chancellor’s residence’s interior designers than it does for many of us – looking into our past. While we might hang prints that were handed down from parents and grandparents, NC State also had a legacy to consider. Design Lines – the interior design firm tasked with outfitting the new home – chose pieces for the residence by exploring the rich history of NC State in one of the university’s secret gems: Read More >


Moving Along and Winding Down

The chancellor and his family should be thankful that the Carolina summers are reaching triple digits, because if it was a bit cooler out, I might be tempted to start squatting in the new chancellor’s residence during these last few months of construction. What just a few weeks ago was bare-bones drywall and molding is being transformed into a spectacular home. Read More >


The Roots of a Home

While the outside of the new chancellor’s residence doesn’t look all too different, the inside is being transformed week by week. Recently, the drywall has been put up and trim, molding, windows, doors and details are being added. Read More >


Shine Bright

You may catch NC State’s chancellor planting a garden outside the new chancellor’s residence, but you are not likely to see him climbing up a ladder to change a light bulb in the foyer. Why? Because the state-of-the-art LED (or light-emitting diode) lights being installed throughout the residence are designed to last as long as 50,000 hours – 50 times the life of the typical incandescent bulb and five times the life of the average fluorescent light. Read More >


Museum on the Move

If you see artwork making its way down Hillsborough Street – it’s not “Night at the Museum” come-to-life on campus. As construction on the new chancellor’s residence continues to progress, the conversation has begun regarding how to “repurpose” the existing residence to serve as the new home for NC State’s Gregg Museum.
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