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Plant Sciences Building at night

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

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

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

Explore 185,000 Square Feet of Genius


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

Welcome Home: NC State Plant Sciences Building

Learn more about the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative’s state-of-the-art headquarters and discover how it will help launch agricultural research—and our state’s economy—into new frontiers.

Farm Credit Lawn in front of the Plant Sciences Building.

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.

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