Facilities: Gym & Fieldhouse
Staggered Courts Help Make Gym Less Boxy
by Andrew Cohen September 2011
It's difficult to avoid the big box of the gymnasium becoming a really big box, particularly when the building plan includes three basketball/volleyball courts laid side by side, the three rectangles creating one very large rectangle.
Air-Destratification and Dispersion Technologies Enhance Heating and Cooling Efficiencies in Large Interior Spaces
by Paul Steinbach June 2011
About eight years ago, Xcel Energy of Colorado paid a visit to the Longmont headquarters of Avedon Engineering, a custom manufacturer of injection-molded plastics.
Net-Zero Field House Is a Classroom and a Money Maker for The Putney School
by Andrew Cohen June 2011
The Putney School, a private, progressive secondary school in southeastern Vermont, sits on 500 acres that include a dairy farm, stands of sugar maples, vegetable gardens and hay fields.
New Efforts to Revive Structured Physical Education Abound
by Michael Popke March 2011
Most school gymnasiums are filled more often than not these days - hosting much-needed blood drives, fundraisers for vital school and community needs, and revenue-generating offseason sports camps.
New Projects: Virginia Beach; Texas A&M; TCU; Auburn
by Nicholas Brown January 2011
Construction is under way in Virginia Beach, Va., on the Williams Farm Recreation Center. The city enlisted the services of Newport News-based W.M. Jordan Company for the $21 million design-build project, which is expected to be completed in July of next year.
Facility Owners Diversify Program Offerings Beyond Basketball
by Andrew Cohen October 2010
Most facility owners who base their business models on basketball end up scrambling to diversify their program offerings.
Technology Tweaks Make it Easy for Gyms to Accommodate Activities
by Paul Steinbach September 2010
New tweaks to familiar technologies are making it easier for gyms to accommodate virtually any combination of activities.
In Search of a Qualified Track and Tennis Court Builder
by Mary Helen Sprecher March 2010
Look beneath the surface when searching for a qualified builder of tennis courts or tracks.
Consider These Issues When Proposing an Indoor Sports Complex
by Norm Gill February 2010
Physical limitations, local market needs and funding sources must be considered when proposing an indoor sports complex.
New Projects: University of North Texas; Western Oregon University; The Putney School
by Nicholas Brown December 2009
A roundup of groundbreakings and grand openings.