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Wrigley Field renovation time-lapse

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The Chicago Cubs’ iconic stadium is in the process of an US$750m upgrade and this video shows the progress of the latest phase since October 2017, where club and field box sections have been overhauled.

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Headingly Stadium redevelopment time-lapse

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As the £40m (US$56m) upgrade to the home of rugby league side Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club progresses, watch the rebuilding of the venue’s South Stand and construction of a new main stand, set to be completed by 2019.

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University of Florida reveal facility upgrades masterplan

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Gators’ athletics director Scott Stricklin talks through revised plans to upgrade on-campus facilities including a new baseball stadium as part of the US$130m project.

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Once known as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the stadium below introduced a world first for sports stadia architecture and kick-started a revolution in design back in 1965. Can you name it?
 


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USL adds stadium design provider to roster of preferred suppliers

The United Soccer Leagues (USL) has announced Odell as its preferred stadium design provider. Financial terms of the two-year agreement have not been disclosed, but the partnership will make Odell a preferred supplier for all related properties, including the USL, USL Division III, the Premier Development League (PDL) and the Super Y League.

The Odell Sports & Entertainment Studio is headed up by Michael Woollen, and has worked on public assembly projects in cities across the USA. The designers and other professionals specialize in arenas, civic centers, stadia, sports complexes, and other public assembly venues.

“We are thrilled to have Odell as our preferred stadium design supplier. There are many USL clubs that are exploring a potential new stadium development, or have already started down that path,” said USL president Jake Edwards.

“These venues have the potential to become beacons within their respective markets. Odell brings decades of sports-specific experience to help our clubs design facilities that properly represent their community, while serving the needs of soccer fans.”

“Odell is delighted and honored to be selected as a preferred provider to the USL for stadium design,” said Odell CEO Brad Bartholomew. “We look forward to providing creative and transformational design solutions that meet and exceed the impeccable standards established by the USL.”

Over the next five years, the USL will oversee the expansion of an estimated 30–40 new franchises at the second and third divisions of professional soccer, creating numerous opportunities for potential suppliers and vendors to support this growth.

The Preferred Supplier Program connects suppliers with both new franchise owners and existing USL clubs looking to deliver the best possible experience for fans. Preferred suppliers must meet the USL’s strict quality standards. The league has also has recently announced partnerships with numerous companies including InProduction, Musco Lighting, SCG Fields, and Act Global, among others.

October 25, 2017

Written by Matt Ross


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