RECENT ARTICLES
  • Opinion: Virginia Must Shore Up Athletics Facilities

    by David Teel June 2018

    “We are at that point where our competitors are starting to pass us by," says U.Va. athletic director Carla Williams. "So we have to do something. We have to.”

  • UNM Volleyball Weighs Court Options During Renovation

    by Ken Sickenger June 2018

    Thanks to a $35 million renovation/expansion project that recently broke ground at University of New Mexico's Johnson Center, it's uncertain whether the school will be able to host matches at its normal on-campus venue in 2018.

  • Oral Roberts to Build Intramural Sports Complex

    by The Journal Record June 2018

    Construction has started on the Oral Roberts University intramural sports complex, with a softball diamond, soccer pitch, two sand volleyball courts, and a multipurpose field...

  • High School to Install New $130K Gym Floor

    by Justin Mattingly June 2018

    A revitalized gym floor at Huguenot (Va.) High School is set to be installed by the end of August and will cost more than $130,000. Richmond Public Schools Chief Operating Officer Darin Simmons said at Monday night's School Board meeting that the city and school division decided to install a new floor over a new "moisture-locking membrane." He added that the process for installing the new membrane and new floor will take six to eight weeks, with the cost totaling $131,331.

  • Sports Center Cost Grows by $28M with New Amenities

    by Stacy Parker June 2018

    The price of a new indoor sports facility at the Oceanfront shot up by $28 million with the addition of a specialized track and parking.

  • How VR Can Help Design Better Athletics Facilities

    by John McAllister June 2018

    After watching a human student-athlete from the University of Southern Indiana shoot hoops in a virtual model of a facility yet to be built, I’m convinced virtual reality has a key role in helping us design and create better athletics facilities for the future. Let me explain.

  • Design Contract for Sports Complex Approved

    by Patrick Riley June 2018

    A planned $70 million sports complex northeast of Collier Boulevard and Interstate 75 is one step closer to reality after Collier County commissioners approved a $4.8 million design contract Tuesday.

  • Memphis Indoor Facility Gets Updated Timeline

    by Evan Barnes and Mark Giannotto May 2018

    The University of Memphis athletic department announced Friday that construction on Phase I of the football team's long-awaited indoor practice facility project is expected to begin on July 15. The schools hopes it will be completed by August 2019. Phase I features the renovation of the Murphy Athletic Complex on the university's Park Avenue campus. It will include new coaches and operation offices, a new training facility, player dining and study areas; as well as new water therapy and work spaces.

  • Purchasing Guide: Frame-Supported Fabric Structures

    by AB Staff May 2018

    Building on a tight budget and under time constraints means considering every available option. Frame-supported fabric structures might be just the solution, as they're efficient, customizable and can be built in less time and at a fraction of the cost of a conventional structure. Here are some advantages to choosing fabric structures, as well as some things to consider prior to making a purchase.

  • New Projects: Gordie Howe Sports Complex | University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Master Plan and More

    by Courtney Cameron May 2018

    Breaking Ground