The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round other half continues with an eclectic group of arenas designed by four architects, none of which are industry giant Populous. However, it’s Seattle’s KeyArena, designed for the 1962 World’s Fair, which really gets us excited.
Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off its 20th season this weekend with a new group of international stars set to grace its stadiums. As David Villa, Kaka, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard take to the field, a growing international audience will be tuning in to matches played in North American stadia. What can they expect from our soccer stadium experience?
Back in November 2009 I had the pleasure of watching local Rio club Fluminense play at the historic Maracanã Stadium. The experience was electric to say the least, like no other venue I’ve visited. See the slideshow here
This fall we took a field trip to the campus of Yale University and were absolutely blown away. The quality of modern architecture on the Yale campus is incredible, a Who’s Who of the great Modernists, but our true affection was for Eero Saarinen’s Ingalls Rink, an absolute gem of a hockey facility which opened in 1958.