Facilities: Gym & Fieldhouse
- None More Black: London's All-Black Basketball Court Shines
by Michael Popke — AB Managing Editor October 2012
Hailed by officials at Brixton's Black Prince Community Hub as "the new home of London basketball," The Regal — a snazzy and royal-looking all-black basketball court used for the World Basketball Festival in June — has now become a permanent fixture for everything from youth-development leagues to national-level games.
- School Districts Embrace Monolithic Domes as Gymnasiums
by Michael Popke March 2012
Ninety minutes before tipoff of the first basketball games scheduled in the Archie (Mo.) R-V School District's new gymnasium on Jan. 20, staff members were still cleaning up from its seven-month construction.
- Ten Things to Consider When Purchasing a Hardwood Gym Floor
by Paul Steinbach December 2011
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- Universities Make Mark With Basketball Court Aesthetics
by Michael Popke October 2011
After a 12-year absence, the California State University Bakersfield men's basketball team returns to the on-campus Icardo Center this month for its home opener against Pepperdine.
- 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.