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The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes


This book tells the story of the sweeping makeover of the 200-year old campus of the University of North Carolina. Six million square feet of new buildings were constructed and a million square feet of historic buildings were renovated during one vibrant ten-year period. To make this massive growth work required bold thinking. A new Master Plan created a vision for combining historic preservation, green building, and long-range development. A statewide bond issue for higher education capital facilities, supplemented with outside support, generated $1.5 billion in capital funding. Previous town ... More

Keywords: historic buildings, historic preservation, green building, long-range development, statewide bond issue, capital funding, university officials, elected leaders, critical planning, zoning innovations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781469607252
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9781469607269_Godschalk


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David R. Godschalk, author

Jonathan B. Howes, author