Blue Ridge Community College Patton Building Receives 2023 AIA North Carolina Honor Award

Clark Nexsen received a 2023 AIA North Carolina Honor Award for the design of the Patton Building addition and renovation at Blue Ridge Community College. Presented at the annual AIA North Carolina and Design & Chapter Awards event, entries spanned public, private, and educational designs by AIA North Carolina architects.

Located in Hendersonville, NC, the Patton Building forms a new, vibrant entry to a campus that centers on student activity and highlights the surrounding landscape. It fulfills the client’s vision for a centralized hub of curriculum programs, skilled workforce development, and student success. Through innovative learning environments and a large, flexible workforce development lab, the facility supports Blue Ridge Community College students and positions the College as a strong economic development partner for Henderson County industry. 

About AIA North Carolina

Located in Raleigh, NC, the mission of AIA North Carolina is to serve its members by enhancing and promoting the profession of architecture. The AIA North Carolina Chapter and Section Design Awards programs are designed to encourage and recognize distinguished architectural achievement; to honor the architectural team, their clients and consultants who work together to improve the built environment; to demonstrate the breadth of services architects provide; and to raise public consciousness of the Architect’s role in shaping the quality of life through design excellence.