Sports and Recreational Facilities
Baxter Arena, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Neb. Image courtesy of HDR Architecture, Inc.
AECOM, Thornton Tomasetti, and ME Engineers top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of...read more
The Campus Crossroads Project at Notre Dame Stadium, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind. HOK is a consultant to lead design architect S/L/A/M Collaborative, providing design services for the sports, recreation and hospitality components. Image courtesy of HOK.
Mortenson Construction, AECOM, and Turner Construction Co. top Building Design+Construction’s ann...read more
The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Miss. AECOM (architect) and BL Harbert International (GC). Image courtesy of AECOM.
Populous, HKS, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...read more
The proposed Dubai Steps, with 500 stairs, would be the equlvalent of 25 stories tall. How soon the city will move forward on this project, though, is still up in the air. Image: Dubai Media Office
Still in the planning stages, this building would serve tourists and power climbers alike.
Jin Mao Tower's new outdoor walkway suspends visitors from a narrow platform that's more than 1,100 feet above ground. Image: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images, via the Wall Street Journal.
For less than $60, you can now get a bird’s-eye (or window-washer’s) view of the cityscape.
A rendering of Seaport San Diego, a redevelopment of a 70-acre waterfront property. A 480-foot-tall observation tower would be one of this district's main attractions. Image: Seaport San Diego
Its developers envision a thriving business, education, and entertainment district, highlighted b...read more
Rendering: Chicago Cubs.
As part of the baseball team’s larger stadium renovation project, the club will offer exclusive f...read more
Rendering courtesy of adomepark.org
Current plans for the Astrodome’s renovation turn the site into an indoor park and events space,...read more
The new stadium and mixed-use project for the Los Angeles Rams. Renderings courtesy LA Rams.
The 70,000-seat stadium will be ready by the 2019 NFL season. The surrounding mixed-use developme...read more
Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland will host next week's Republican National Convention, at which more than 20,000 people are expected to attend. The venue is relying on a distributed antennae system to help boost voice and data transmission and make sure those attendees' smartphones work smoothly. Image: Erik Drost/Wikimedia Commons
Each venue is equipped with DAS technology that extends the building’s wireless coverage.
Infrastructure investment, led by transit-oriented projects, is driving economic growth in many of America's largest cities. Image: Transwestern
Competitiveness and economic development are at stake for cities, says Transwestern.
Rendering courtesy Studio Octopi
The addition of a pool to the Yarra may help improve people’s perception of the river and act as...read more
A berm in left field provides a picnic-like setting for up to 1,000 fans at CHS Field. Brick warehouses highlight the setting in the Lowertown arts district. Photo: Paul Crosby Photography/Courtesy Snow Kreilich Architects. Click here to enlarge.
Solar arrays, a public art courtyard, and a picnic-friendly “park within a park" make the 7,210-s...read more
Globe Life Park in Arlington. Photo: Brandi Korte/Creative Commons
The new stadium will replace Globe Life Park, which is only 22 years old.
The entrance to the Cubs' new locker room
The Audacy system uses a combination of motion sensors, luminaire controllers, light sensors, and...read more
The Atlanta Hawks new practice facility in Brookhaven, Ga. Rendering courtesy HOK.
The team will have easy access to an MRI machine, 3D motion capture equipment, and in-ground hydr...read more
A planned mixed-use development called Bayside, in a suburb of Dallas will feature a lagoon and water fountain that would be a first for Texas. Phase I construction on the residential, office, and retail parts of the 262-acre project is scheduled to begin in the few months. Image: Humphreys and Partners Architects
Construction will soon begin on housing, retail, and office spaces.
An aerial view of Folsom Field at the University of Colorado at Boulder, which has recently completed an extensive expansion and renovation of its sports complex that included the addition of a new Sports and Medicine Performance Center, built in partnership with Boulder Community Health and open to the public. Image: Courtesy of Mortenson Construction
This two-year project enhances the experiences of athletes and fans alike.
Photo: Pepper Construction/Chicago Cubs. Click here for larger view.
Along with the mammoth and super-sharp video boards, Wrigley Field's 1060 Project includes renova...read more
The six-story “patio doors” at the Sacramento Kings’ Golden 1 Center will draw in fresh air and let outdoor visitors listen to concerts. Photo: Courtesy AECOM/Sacramento Kings. Click here for larger view.
As the cost of tickets, parking, and concessions skyrockets, while home theater technology become...read more
The Cubs' locker room at Wrigley Field in 2008. Photo: Phil Romans/Creative Commons.
The team found 30,000 sf of space underneath an old parking lot, nearly tripling the size of the...read more
A 9,000-sf LED video mesh runs along an outside wall of T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which is also distinguished by a first-of-its-kind exterior concert stage. Image: Populous
The gambling mecca has its eyes on attracting a pro sports team.
The Atlanta Falcons' new Mercedez-Benz Stadium. Image © 2014 Atlanta Falcons Football Club.
Many factors prevent sports facilities from immediate profitability. Rider Levett Bucknall’s Pete...read more
Qualcomm Stadium, the San Diego Chargers' current home. Photo: SD Dirk/Creative Commons
The project will be funded primarily by a tax increase on hotel stays.
A proposed 300-meter-tall tower, to be located at Dubai's Marina, would offer extreme-sports enthusiasts the chance to scale its heights, rappel its sides, and base jump from three different platforms. Rendering: 10 Design
The design incorporates Everest-like base camps for different skill levels.
Images courtesy Guy Hollaway Architects. Click photos to enlarge. (Click here to enlarge lede image).
Guy Hollaway Architects designed an indoor 10,700-sf park in Folkestone, England, to accommodate...read more
Image courtesy Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Wolves, Charlotte Hornets, and Sacramento Kings have new multi-paneled center-hung displays p...read more
Courtesy HOK. Click here to enlarge.
HOK and TAC Arquitectes designed a basketball palace that will have intimate seating inside and p...read more
All renderings courtesy Populous. Click photos to enlarge.
The plan, led by Populous, includes a 714,000-sf arena and a 30-acre mixed-use development.... read more
Photo via Washington Redskins
The location isn't yet determined, but the new stadium will have a moat for kayaking.