Athletic Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Colorado State University Indoor Practice Facility. Profiles this athletic practice facility designed to accommodate simultaneous practice of various sports and to achieve LEED Gold certification. Building statistics, a list of the project... 10/31/2010
Colorado State University Student Recreation Center Photos and description of the Student Recreation Center (SRC) at Colorado State University. A lot of new spaces were added, including a climbing wall and bouldering area, an outdoor bouldering rock,... 04/30/2012
Colorado State University Student Recreation Center Renovation and Expansion Among the new spaces are two 38-foot-tall bridged climbing towers, an outdoor bouldering rock, a martial arts space, a multipurpose activity court, special-needs spaces, consultation rooms for... 05/31/2012
Columbus State University Student Recreation Center The fitness center contains three distinct areas: heavy weights located on the lower level, cardio on the upper level and an owner-requested quiet fitness area in a separate room off the main fitness... 05/31/2012
Competitive Locker Rooms. Discusses features of better locker rooms, including touchless water technology, privacy in shower areas, electronically metered showers, plastic lockers, and good lighting. 06/30/2006
Contact Sport. Discusses the importance of fundraising professionals to support collegiate athletic facilities efforts, especially in economically depressed times. Various arrangements between athletic and... 03/31/2011
Coppin State University Physical Education Complex An auxiliary gym, multipurpose gym, racquetball courts, locker rooms, classrooms, faculty offices, weight training and fitness areas, and a dance studio are all located along the primary circulation... 05/31/2012
Debt Loads Weight Heavily on Athletic Programs. Discusses the higher education institutions struggling with debt incurred building or renovating athletic facilities at considerable expense. Conceived and financed in better economic times, the... 10/01/2009
Diamond Mining. Describes the recent trend toward professional-level baseball stadiums in the Big 10 conference. These cold-weather campuses have traditionally played in minimal facilities, but now hope to attract... 08/31/2010
Dome Field Advantage Following a windstorm, the University of Northern Iowa replaced the storm-damaged domed roof on the multi-purpose sports and recreation facility with PVC. 03/31/2012
Driven by Demographics. Student Activity Center Design Must Consider All Constituencies. When designing a student services center, it's essential to remember that every school, every student and every project is different. Student populations continually change, and technological... 02/29/2012
Dwight Schar Athletic Complex Ashland University Includes a football stadium with a two-story press box, concessions areas, a team store, a soccer field, track and field facilities and the 42,000-square-foot Robert Troop Center athletic support... 05/31/2012
Enemy at the Gates. Discusses increased security at collegiate sporting events, citing steps taken by specific universities, security programs that have earned national recognition, and cost-effective interventions... 04/30/2006
Energy Conservation through Upgrades in Ice Arenas. Details mechanical upgrades and technological improvements to two ice arenas at the University of Delaware which saved the school over 1.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year. 02/28/2002
Exercises in Athletic Facility Planning. Presents an interview with architect Ben Stindt that discusses challenges, trends, security, and amenities for campus stadium design and seating. 06/30/2005
Expanding Sports Facilities. Explains how colleges and universities can increase revenue and enhance status by upgrading their stadiums and arenas. Related issues considered are: determining how much a school should add to its... 06/30/2001
Facility Focus: Athletic and Recreation Buildings. Discusses how to design athletic and recreation buildings that satisfy diverse student needs and enhance the facility's repeated use. Five building designs and basic floorplans are examined. 06/30/1998
Facility Focus: Athletic and Recreation Centers. Presents three examples showing how bigger is better in the design of athletic and recreation buildings. The benefits of a new 225,000-sq.-foot university recreation and athletic center or explored... 11/30/1999
Facility Focus: Athletic Centers. Describes the designs of the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Ohio State University and the fitness center of Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Discusses design goals and unique features and... 03/31/2002
Facility Focus: Athletic Facilities. Profiles new athletic facilities at Plymouth State University and Syracuse University. Sustainable features are emphasized, as are the social opportunities provided in the public areas. 01/31/2011
Facility Focus: Health/Wellness Centers. Profiles new student wellness centers at the Universities of North Dakota and Central Florida. Fitness and health service offered, as well as building features are described. 11/30/2006
Facility Focus: Restrooms/Locker Rooms. Profiles respective new football and swim team locker room facilities at the University of Missouri and University of Texas, emphasizing details of locker construction and installation that... 01/31/2009
Facility Focus: Sports and Athletic Facilities. Profiles the new basketball arena at Indiana University and soccer stadium at Hope College. The amenities which make them exceptional upgrades from the institutions? previous venues are described. 06/30/2010
Facility Focus: Sports and Fitness Facilities. Profiles fitness and athletic medicine centers at the University of Oregon, Texas A&M University, and Providence College. 03/31/2009
Facility Focus: Sports and Recreation Facilities. Examines projects that demonstrate three different commitments administrators make to their athletic facilities: convenience; excellence; and comfort. Projects discussed involve a fitness center, a... 01/31/2000