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Putting a roof on the grass at Wimbledon

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Centre Court at Wimbledon gets all the love, being the only stadium with a roof over a grass court for The Championships in London. That all changes with the reconstruction of Court 1, which will add a retractable roof by 2019.

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 […]

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Putting a roof on the grass at Wimbledon
Court3c

Centre Court at Wimbledon gets all the love, being the only stadium with a roof over a grass court for The Championships in London. That all changes with the reconstruction of Court 1, which will add a retractable roof by 2019.

US Open: When golf turns to stadiums
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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 […]

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