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ISM Raceway renovation update

ISM Raceway renovation update

At the recent ALSD in Atlanta, president of ISM Raceway Brian Sperber, brings us up to speed on the exciting work being carried out at the venue, including its interactive garage.

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Atlanta Hawks arena transformation

Atlanta Hawks Area Video

The Atlanta Hawks’s State Farm Arena, formerly the Philips Arena, is getting closer to completion. Take a look at the progress inside and out.

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Western Sydney Wanderers Stadium update

Alabama Crimson Tide's upgrade plans for Bryant-Denny Stadium

A look at drone footage of the progress being made at the Western Sydney Wanderers' new 30,000-seater stadium due to open in 2019

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First renderings of new Las Vegas Arena unveiled

Joint venture partners AEG and MGM Resorts International have released the first images and details of the 20,000-seat sports and entertainment venue which will be located near the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip and adjacent to the I-15 corridor.

The new arena, which is expected to break ground in April 2014, is being designed with an array of premium offerings and club experiences as well as features that will make it suitable to host NBA and NHL teams, concerts, boxing, mixed martial arts, family shows, award shows and other major events.



The arena, which will be the centerpiece of the revitalisation of the area between New York-New York and Monte Carlo resorts, is scheduled to open in spring 2016. The project’s anticipated cost of approximately US$350m will be financed entirely with equity contributions from the partners and privately funded third-party debt financing. In keeping with the partners’ commitment to building responsibly, the arena is being designed to meet the US Green Building Council’s standards for LEED Gold Certification.

Since its selection as the project’s architect of record, Populous has worked closely with the project owners and their project manager, ICON Venue Group, to design an arena that will connect the contrasting influences of Las Vegas – the desert and Spring Mountains to the west and the pulsating, high-energy Las Vegas Boulevard to the east. To capture the excitement of The Strip, the design includes an expansive glass façade with an LED overlay, sweeping, dramatic balconies, an exterior performance stage and a sleek exterior that is as bold as it is sophisticated, creating a visually captivating and iconic focal point in Las Vegas’ bustling entertainment market.



The renderings highlight day and night exterior views of the arena, which reaches 145ft at the highest point of the roof. A monumental glass entry façade with a giant LED overlay runs along the northeast side of the arena reaching a height of 118ft at the parapet of the entry façade.


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University of Arkansas North End Zone: Facts and figures of new US$160m expansion

The University of Arkansas is the latest college in the USA to spend big on redeveloping and will be adding more premium seating, amenities and experiences to its Donald W Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
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Lighting makes a splash at Budapest's new Danube Arena

Tight deadlines and an exacting brief prompted local lighting designer Be Light! to turn to Thorn and Zumtobel for lighting solutions for the latest addition to Budapest’s cityscape.
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Playing basketball or tennis on a court made of glass doesn’t sound like it would be possible but new flooring technology is transforming the potential for the appearance and functionality of the next generation of playing surfaces.
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Everton FC campaigns to build new mental health facility

While English Premier League soccer club Everton FC is in the middle of planning for the construction of a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock it has announced that it is launching a campaign to build an altogether different type of facility in the form of a mental health center.
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