December signals the first full month of the offseason for baseball players and facilities operators alike, but while some bats and gloves reside in storage until spring, teams are actively preparing for the next season. Every year baseball executives, staff, media, exhibitors,…
by Bill Bourne, lead project architect
Providing different spaces for various occasions is the heart of an exposition center’s purpose. The building must drive revenue, as well as promote community engagement and togetherness. To complete these tasks, expo centers need to incorporate a…
by Al Harris, lead project designer
In order to understand the significance of the University of South Dakota’s new $66-million Sports Performance Enhancement Complex, you need to get familiar with its neighbor, the DakotaDome, and the community of Vermillion, South Dakota.
Tucked into the…
by Kevin Armstrong and Gudmundur Jonsson
[Editor’s note: On Saturday, Nov. 19, Populous’ Meg Rapp will present on public-private partnership considerations for the recreation industry at the upcoming Athletic Business Show in Orlando, Fla.]
What might recreation center innovations look like in five years,…
The International Series is back!
At the start of this month, Sunday 2 October 2016 marked the 10th consecutive year that Wembley Stadium has opened its doors to a regular season National Football League game since the new stadium was completed in 2007.…
Hosting a major sports event has the power to put a city on the map.
While state-of-the-art venues and well-organised competition are must-haves for success, the world’s most memorable events have offered something else too.
These hosts have made their event about more than…