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Front exterior of the NC State Plant Sciences Building

NC State Plant Sciences Building

A class-defining space to establish NC as the global hub for plant sciences.

Different by Design and Build

The NC State Plant Sciences Building (PSB) represents the latest thinking in design and construction to meet the complex needs of team-based plant science.

Evolving technology requires an evolving space. This unique facility provides maximum potential for collaboration, interdisciplinary activities and innovation.

$160.2M research and innovation facility

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Explore 185,000 Square Feet of Genius

Positioned in the heart of NC State‚Äôs Centennial Campus, our scientists and staff can seamlessly integrate research and talent with the College of Engineering, the Wilson College of Textiles, and the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center.

This facility will also attract exceptional faculty and students from around the world and help us better connect off-campus assets and research stations to deliver the science, technologies, and outcomes our stakeholders need.

Plant Sciences Building Interactive Map

This map shows and describes the parts of the Plant Sciences Building. You can also see a text-based version of this content.


80,000 gsf Research Labs35,000 gsf Office Space
16,000 gsf BSL-2 and BSL-3 Greenhouses10,000 gsf Partner Labs
10,000 gsf Collaborative Hearth Space17,000 gsf Shared Conference Space