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Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners
Altria Theater , Wilson Butler Architects  | International Design Awards Winners

Altria Theater

CompanyWilson Butler Architects
Lead DesignersRebecca Durante
Design TeamScott Wilson, Bruce Herrmann, Peter Cameron, Josh Stiling.
Project LocationRichmond, Virginia
ClientAltria Theater
CreditsPhotos by Anton Grassl/Esto.
Prize(s)Silver in Interior Design / Renovation
Entry Description

Built for the Shriners in 1926, the Altria Theater and Events Complex was designed in the Moorish Revival architectural style. Wilson Butler Architects’ work included the restoration of the Egyptian-styled grand ballroom and the enhancement of performance spaces, including the refurbishing of the original theater seats. Interior light fixtures, paint, tiles, finishes, and lobby fountain were authentically restored. The building’s five-story façade including its historic terra cotta details and decorative tile work were brought back to their original 1920s grandeur.

Bio

We are an award-winning architecture and interior design studio with offices in Boston and Miami and 23 years of expertise in architecture for the arts and entertainment. Our projects span a wide-range within this specialty area, including civic performing arts centers, new and renovated educational arts facilities, and the design of state-of-the-art entertainment venues. We enjoy pushing creative boundaries and understand how to create social spaces where people love to be and can’t wait to return to.