The signature roof and the exterior glass provide key historical elements in the new Climate Pledge Arena, but retaining them as part of the building’s construction wasn’t easy. Continue Reading Why an Iconic Roof Designed for the 1962 World’s Fair Tops the NHL’s Newest ArenaRead More
The tricky process of reconstructing Climate Pledge Arena while keeping the venue’s historic roof intact stands among the most challenging projects in the history of sports facility development in North America. Continue Reading Before the Big Dig, Builders and Engineers Had to Execute the Big LiftRead More
Arizona State University’s new hockey arena, shown here in a rendering, will sit next to Sun Devil Stadium and Desert Financial Arena. (Courtesy ASU) New venue on campus will fill niche in Phoenix market Arizona State University has signed a 30-year deal with OVG Facilities to run a new hockey arena on campus scheduled to open in late 2022, officials with both parties confirmed. The school’s board of regents approved the $115 million project in November, clearing the way for construction to start in January. The arena will also be home to Arizona State wrestling and women’s gymnastics. In addition to a 5,000-seat arena, there’s a second ice sheet for community use attached to the building’s south side. The site is near Sun Devil Stadium and Desert Financial Arena, ASU’s basketball facility. It’s currently a parking lot with some grandstands removed from the school’s track and field venue to clear… Continue Reading Arizona State signs OVG to run hockey arena
Xtream Arena powered by Mediacom is gearing up for a Sept. 17 ribbon cutting ceremony, taking its place as the jewel of the Iowa River Landing mixed-use development. “This is a really amazing development that the city of Coralville has been working on for 20 years,” architect Lonnie Laffen said.