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Category: Sporting and athletic

Ceiling solutions hit a home run at the Atlanta Braves Spring Training Complex

The $140 million Atlanta Braves Spring Training complex, CoolToday Park, centers around a 6,200-seat stadium and a three-story, 55,000 square-foot clubhouse with an athletic training facility and executive offices. Fawley Bryant Architects (FBA) selected Rockfon’s ceiling systems to meet the desired appearance of a contemporary training facility, the performance requirements of a hot and humid climate, and the high-traffic use of a sports and entertainment venue.

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International WELL Building Institute launches WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management of Sports and Entertainment Venues

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), announced Friday the launch of the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management, an evidence-based, third-party verified rating focusing on operational policies, cleaning protocols and design strategies to address a post COVID-19 environment. An advisory of industry leaders from sports and entertainment will advance the completion of the WELL Health-Safety Rating specific to these venues.

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University of Connecticut Student Recreation Center

UCONN selected the team of JCJ Architecture and Moody Nolan to undertake the design for a new Student Recreation Center. Designed to sit at the epicenter of the 105-acre Storrs campus, this new 191,000-square-foot facility replaces the existing 25,000-square-foot Rec Center and transforms the institution’s ability to offer comprehensive programs, facilities, and services that foster personal growth and wellness.

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Three development teams selected to participate in Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Master Development RFP Process

A select team of senior staff and consultants from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center have recommended three highly-qualified development teams for participation in the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Request for Proposal (RFP) process, as the Authority moves toward development of a 39-acre mixed-use development project that will complement the planned 1,200 room headquarters hotel along the New Orleans riverfront.

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HyVee Arena’s modern sports complex repurposes historic building, with high-performance, custom-color finishes and thermal improvement

As a single source solution to Tubelite Inc., Linetec provided both the high-performance architectural coatings in the historically approved color and the thermal improvement services for HyVee Arena’s new entrance, storefront and interior aluminum framing systems. Viracon’s glass further enhanced the aesthetic and the glazing systems’ high solar, thermal and optical performance.

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East Carolina University renovates, expands football stadium with Tubelite’s doors, windows, curtainwall and storefront

Designed by architectural firm LS3P Associates Ltd. of Wilmington, North Carolina, the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium southside renovation project team also involved AECOM and the joint venture general contractors of TA Loving Co. and Frank L. Blum Construction Co. Early in the project’s development, Apogee Renovation consulted on high-performance glass, aluminum framing and window system solutions that included Tubelite’s products.

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The St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies celebrate major milestone of Ballpark Village

Located at the corner of Walnut and 8th Streets, The PwC Pennant Building anchors the west end of Cardinal Way, the new street that is emerging through the new neighborhood from 8th Street to Broadway. The 11-story office tower, designed jointly by HKS Architects and TAO + LEE Associates, Inc. and constructed by PARIC Corporation, features street level retail space, modern office amenities and more than 460 structured parking spaces. In addition, PwC’s space includes a private rooftop deck providing views of Busch Stadium, downtown St. Louis and the Gateway Arch.

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BNBuilders and Development Team complete renovations at San Diego Padres’ Petco Park

BNBuilders recently completed the Compass Premier Club and VIP Patio Suite renovation at Petco Park. Designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, the $2 million renovations were completed during the off season to be ready for Opening Day on March 26. Now complete, the Club features an open floorplan with expansive views of the park. Emphasizing the Padres’ strong regional connections, the Club was complemented by locally-resourced custom materials, adding unique character to the space.

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Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar, inaugurated

Inaugurated on 16 May 2019 by hosting the Amir Cup Final of the Qatar Stars national football league, Al Janoub Stadium was the first new stadium commissioned for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) together with Aecom began designing the stadium along with its new precinct for the city in March 2013. As one of the venues of the 2022 World Cup, the stadium will host the group and quarter-final matches of the tournament. The stadium is located in the city of Al Wakrah that is 23km south of Doha and connected to the capital via the Red Line of new Doha Metro system.

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Auburn University selects LINE-X to protect historic baseball dugouts

Auburn University selected LINE-X as the exclusive partner to apply its high-quality pure polyurea to protect against the elements while providing an aesthetically-pleasing look for the dugout roofs. The UV-stable coating was tinted in Plainsman Park Green to naturally blend with the additional stadium infrastructure like railings and seating. The LINE-X coating creates a water-tight barrier to prevent seepage into the concrete even during harsh storms.

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