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US Open: When golf turns to stadiums

You see it first as picturesque landscape, a golf course cutting through the Wisconsin hillside. But in all reality, Erin Hills, site of this week’s 117th US Open Championship serves as the purest pop-up stadium available.

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New style of safe standing coming to LAFC’s stadium

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Fans for the MLS’ new LAFC team clamored for safe standing at the new Banc of California Stadium. But safe standing—standing sections separated by rails—isn’t for everyone and the team knew it needed to cater to both fans and non-soccer events. With that in mind, designer Gensler Sports worked with SC Railing to give North […]

Look into the future of MLS stadium design

GAME DAY

The future isn’t always so futuristic. The future can also hold a sense of reality. When Tim Newcomb, Stadium 185 founder, discussed the future of MLS stadium design with Populous architect Bruce Miller, fans could see a bit of both of those positions take hold.

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US Open: When golf turns to stadiums
(USGA/John Mummert)

You see it first as picturesque landscape, a golf course cutting through the Wisconsin hillside. But in all reality, Erin Hills, site of this week’s 117th US Open Championship serves as the purest pop-up stadium available.

Inside the history of Roland Garros
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The Four Musketeers—Les Quatre Mousquetaires—have left their legend all over the French Open, whether it be the name of the tournament’s trophy, a popular locale on the Roland Garros grounds or even the very fact we have Roland Garros at all. French tennis was a thing before the Four Musketeers of Jean Borotra, Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet and René Lacoste popularized the game with […]

How Roland Garros prepares clay for French Open
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The four layers that makes up the courts at Roland Garros may surprise you a bit. You’ll find a 10-inch layer of stone, a six-inch layer of water-filtering slag (metal waste material) and a four-inch layer of limestone all topped off with three millimeters — a number just too small to count in inches — of broken brick. But actual […]

New style of safe standing coming to LAFC’s stadium
LAFCstanding

Fans for the MLS’ new LAFC team clamored for safe standing at the new Banc of California Stadium. But safe standing—standing sections separated by rails—isn’t for everyone and the team knew it needed to cater to both fans and non-soccer events. With that in mind, designer Gensler Sports worked with SC Railing to give North […]

Look into the future of MLS stadium design
GAME DAY

The future isn’t always so futuristic. The future can also hold a sense of reality. When Tim Newcomb, Stadium 185 founder, discussed the future of MLS stadium design with Populous architect Bruce Miller, fans could see a bit of both of those positions take hold.

Planning turned FB stadium into Final Four host
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Getting 77,000 fans ready to view the NCAA Final Four basketball action takes plenty of work. It involves building an entirely new basketball floor and converting a football venue into a basketball-ready home. 

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Look into the future of MLS stadium design
GAME DAY

The future isn’t always so futuristic. The future can also hold a sense of reality. When Tim Newcomb, Stadium 185 founder, discussed the future of MLS stadium design with Populous architect Bruce Miller, fans could see a bit of both of those positions take hold.

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