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Milwaukee Bucks Arena Floor Concrete Placement - Timelapse


The new US$524m arena for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks remains on schedule to be completed by the 2018-19 season. Watch as the concrete for the venue's floor is poured by commercial concrete suppliers DJ Rossetti.

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Stars of LAFC talk about the new Banc of California stadium

The new home stadium of MLS side LAFC is nearing completion, in time for the start of the 2018 season. Here’s what the team’s players have to say about their new home venue.

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Tottenham Hotspur sliding pitch system update

Progress on the anticpiated new Tottenham Hotspur FC stadium continues ahead of its 2018 opening. Watch how the innovative sliding pitch mechanism is being prepared and installed.

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Focusing on fan experience to satisfy millennials

Stadiums, venues and events organizers need to up their game if their offer is to appeal to millenials, says Dorian Payne, head of operations at StreetPR

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Lighting the way

Mike Simpson, global design lead for Philips Lighting’s Sport Stadium business, explains how a previously humble utility has now become a catalyst for change

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The hidden costs of stadium and arena renovation

It’s a commonly held belief that renovation of an existing stadium will cost less than constructing a new one. But, as Rider Levett Bucknall’s Peter Knowles explains, things are not always so simple

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Peter Knowles, executive vice president, Rider Levett Bucknall North America

How to transform your stadium into an intelligent space

Gavin Wheeldon, CEO of Purple, details how improving in-stadia technology can turn passion into profit

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The Major Series of Putting redefines golf

A first-of-its-kind putting stadium in Las Vegas required an innovative temporary venue structure tailored to suit the needs of the sport

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Bobby Sloan, event manager/senior associate, Populous

Looking for ways to stop flushing water down the drain

Stadium operators are wising up to the need for increased water efficiency. Klaus Reichardt, CEO and founder of Waterless, details the methods some facilities are using to scale back consumption

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Klaus Reichardt, founder and CEO, Waterless

Lighting: a catalyst for smart stadia

Once an often-overlooked aspect of stadium design, lighting is now offering venues multiple opportunities to redefine the fan experience

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Mike Simpson, global design lead, Philips Lighting's Sports Stadium business

Utilizing the potential of racecourses

As urban spaces for sport and leisure become increasingly difficult to secure, local authorities and private investors will soon need to take an innovative approach to utilizing existing plots, explains Gary Johnson, director of sport and leisure at LK2 Architects

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Gary Johnson, director of sport and leisure, LK2 Architects

Get in the game

The STMA’s Environmental Committee chair Jimmy Simpson reveals why recognizing industry efforts to be environmentally responsible is important. 


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Safe standing and controlled crowding

Kat Steinberg, associate director for sports and events at Movement Strategies, explains how standing in stadia has evolved, and underlines the value of gathering and analyzing crowd event data

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Largest US e-sports venue to open in Arlington, Texas

The new 100,000ft² state-of-the-art facility is designed to draw competitive pro video gaming players and fans from around the world.
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Latest renderings of US$600m KeyArena renovation revealed

The public has been given a sneak peak at what to expect from the US$600m renovation plans at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington, with new renderings released by the Oak View Group showing the 360ft glass atrium and redesigned interior space.
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UMBC's new multi-purpose Event Center a game-changer for students and athletes

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) finally opened the doors to its brand-new multi-purpose Event Center, which has been in construction for over two years at a cost of US$85m.
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Alamodome installs next-gen sound system

As part of a US$60m renovation project, the Alamodome will be installing a new sound system that is said to bring the stadium’s “aural experience into the 21st century”.
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One-on-one: Mike Gomes, senior vice president of fan experience at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

When Mercedes-Benz Stadium became the new home of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and MLS side Atlanta United in 2017, not only did it showcase a ground-breaking design, it also introduced a novel food and beverage initiative to raise fan satisfaction.
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