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New Louis Armstrong Stadium reveal

Louis Armstrong Stadium

The new 14,000-seat venue will be set for action at the 2018 US Open this August and will be the world’s first naturally ventilated tennis stadium with a retractable roof.

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360° time-lapse of Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium roof installation

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Take a look from all angles of the roof being installed at English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium thanks to this 360° camera placed in the middle of the construction action.

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LA Coliseum renovation update

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The mighty LA Coliseum is undergoing a complete overhaul that will modernize everything from seating to concourses, lighting, technology and AV. It will also reduce capacity at the Californian venue from over 93,000 to 77,000 as it introduces more comfortable seating. With a completion date of 2019, watch the progress so far.

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Salt Lake City Bees install new LED lighting system

Minor League Baseball team the Salt Lake City Bees has begun the installation of a brand new LED lighting system at its home stadium, Smith’s Ballpark, as part of a move to help cut energy consumption and reduce maintenance.

The system, which is costing US$630,000, will introduce 168 new LED bulbs to replace the 342 obsolete metal halide lamp system used for the last 25 years. The new bulbs will reduce energy consumption by 65%, offer brighter illumination, minimized glare and noise, and need no time to warm up.

“Salt Lake City will see our beautiful baseball stadium in a whole new light” said Mayor Jackie Biskupski. “These upgrades not only save costs and reduce energy but provide an even greater sports experience for families and fans.”

“We’ll be able to brighten the field faster and more directionally, which will help reduce light pollution,” said Salt Lake Bees president Marc Amicone. “This new system even has special effects, so we can enhance the fan experience when celebrating home runs or when the Bees win.”

“We are grateful for the great partnership we have with Salt Lake City, which allows us to keep the ballpark a premier facility in Minor League Baseball and a vital part of our community,” he added.

March 8, 2018

Written by James Billington


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