Columbus State University Corn Center for the Visual Arts

  • A 125,000-square-foot renovation of a former Pillowtex mill into a performing arts center and the construction of a new theatre.
  • The building houses facilities for Columbus State University’s performing arts, studio arts, and fine arts programs and has a landscaped courtyard area for outdoor receptions.
  • The main theatre is a 382-seat proscenium main stage theatre with state-of-the-art sound and audio-visual technology.
  • The studio theatre seats 150 with a flexible multi-seat arrangement and portable stage.
  • The building design showcases a glass curtainwall system to allow an unobstructed view of the adjacent Chattahoochee River.
  • Extensive value engineering efforts were made during the preconstruction stage which resulted in nearly $3 million in savings for the owner.

Columbus, GA

Columbus State University | Columbus, GA

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