Golden State Warriors’ Chase Center takes shape


The NBA’s Golden State Warriors will welcome fans to their new multi-purpose venue by the 2019-20 season. Here, pre-cast work began, which forms the shape of the seating bowl, including the walls and floors.

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Milwaukee Bucks Arena Floor Concrete Placement - Timelapse


The new US$524m arena for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks remains on schedule to be completed by the 2018-19 season. Watch as the concrete for the venue's floor is poured by commercial concrete suppliers DJ Rossetti.

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Stars of LAFC talk about the new Banc of California stadium

The new home stadium of MLS side LAFC is nearing completion, in time for the start of the 2018 season. Here’s what the team’s players have to say about their new home venue.

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Security cameras and surveillance systems clearly visible to fans can have both a positive and negative effect on behavior in stadiums. Should venues consider installing hidden and more covert cameras and security, instead?

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Dan Meis to head Woods Bagot Sport

Woods Bagot has announced that award-winning sports and entertainment architect Dan Meis will lead the firm’s new global group, Woods Bagot Sport. One of a small number of sports specialists worldwide, Dan’s past notable projects include Staples Center in Los Angeles, Safeco Field in Seattle, Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and facilities at the United States Tennis Association’s National Tennis Center in Queens, New York.

As Global Director of Woods Bagot Sport, Dan will expand his Los Angeles-based team to include design and technical experts in New York, London and Sydney. The new group will continue Meis’s current projects including the new NFL Stadium at Grand Crossing in Los Angeles and a 50,000-seat, multi-use venue for the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Dan also is leading conceptual design efforts for a new stadium for soccer club AS Roma in Rome, Italy, and Sports City Stadium in Doha, Qatar, for the 2022 FIFA World Cup (in association with Aedas).

Meis has designed sports and entertainment facilities for 25 years and is well recognized as an industry leader. He has twice made the Sports Business Journal ‘40 under 40’ list of top sports industry executives, and in 2001, Time magazine named him among its ‘100 Innovators in the World of Sports.’ His work also has been recognized for enhancing business success through design, a goal of ever-increasing importance in the sports sector.

Previously, Meis was a co-founding partner of NBBJ Sports and Entertainment and a senior principal with Populous. In 2006, he was elected to the American Institute of Architects, College of Fellows, recognising his contribution to advancing the practice of sports architecture.


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