Environment and Agriculture Center

Orange County In Design Civic Service Hillsborough, NC 13,000 estimated Back to Projects

HH Architecture has been commissioned by the County for continuation of design services for a new Environment and Agricultural Center (EAC) and Parks Operations Base.

The new Environment and Agricultural Center will be a 16,950-square foot building custom-designed to accommodate programming for agricultural and government service agencies in Orange County, including the DEAPR Support Services and Natural and Cultural Resources Divisions, DEAPR/NRCS Soil and Water Conservation Division, NC Cooperative Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency, and NC Forest Service. The building includes an open lobby, a large, dividable shared meeting room with the EAC Multipurpose Room and EAC Boardroom, a residential warming kitchen for cooking demonstrations, restroom facilities, and several office suites with workspaces and small meeting rooms. The facility will also include outdoor programming, including gathering and demonstration spaces and horticulture gardens.