West Virginia University, Creative Arts Center Morgantown, West Virginia

The Creative Arts Center houses the School of Music, the School of Art & Design, and the School of Theatre & Dance.

  • Location

    Morgantown, West Virginia

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  • Client

    West Virginia University

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  • Size

    122,000 SF

Limitations of the original 1970s building place constraints on program growth. The new addition provides studios for photography, electronic media, sculpture and painting, a lecture hall for art history, proscenium theater and recital hall.

The addition also allows all programs within the three schools to be under one roof, promoting interdisciplinary communication and overcoming daily logistical and pedagogical challenges – a series of stacked, interlooking forums on each floor act as gathering spaces, allowing students and faculty to interact on a regular basis.