Room acoustics, noise and vibration control, and audio/video systems design for this dynamic new facility which presents opera, popular music, Broadway musicals and is home to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Phase 1 included a new 440-seat theatre, studio theatre, music faculty studios, student practice rooms, and support spaces. Phase 2, which opened in the fall of 2005, features a new 1,700-seat concert hall.

Project Details
Audiovisual Systems Design
Mechanical Noise Control
Room Acoustics Design
Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Co, Architect of Record, Norfolk, VA
Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners, Design Architect, New York, NY
Theatre Projects Consultants, Theatre Consultant, Norwalk, CT
148,000 gsf
1,700-seat concert hall; 440-seat theatre
Newport News
American Institute of Architects - Outstanding Educational Facility Design Award, 2008 American School and University Magazine, Louis I. Kahn Citation, 2006