The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is designed to reinforce the incoming student-athlete’s perception of the school’s sports as well as his or her place in that program. The facility’s Land O’ Lakes Center For Excellence and Gameday Experience room broadcasts digital content of the Gophers’ team highlights from a dozen customizable projectors with a total of more than 23 million pixels. The 340,000-sf facility’s “experiences” were created by Advent, the experiential design firm.

Design Innovation Report | June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

These sports and recreation facilities go beyond glitzy buildings to tell a school’s story and reinforce the student-athlete’s self-perception.

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Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

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the 17,000-sf R.W. Kern Center

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The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

The three-building Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is designed to reinforce the incoming student-athlete’s perception of the school’s sports as well as his or her place in that program. The facility’s Land O’ Lakes Center For Excellence and Gameday Experience room broadcasts digital content of the Gophers’ team highlights from a dozen customizable projectors with a total of more than 23 million pixels. The 340,000-sf facility’s “experiences” were created by Advent, the experiential design firm.

Design Innovation Report | June 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

These sports and recreation facilities go beyond glitzy buildings to tell a school’s story and reinforce the student-...

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Faraday Future's hanford EV facility

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The Chicago Gallery at the CAC

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East Aurora High School
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The River Thames in London
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