Athletic Facilities--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
It All Adds Up-and Down: The Pavilion at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Profiles this award-winning collegiate athletic facility, selected for its daylighting, generous views to adjacent woods, and use of materials. Photographs and project statistics are included. 04/30/2007
Ithaca College Athletics & Events Center Photos and description of new 178,000-square-foot Athletics and Events Center at Ithaca College that includes an indoor fieldhouse, natatorium and outdoor turf field. 04/30/2012
Ithaca College Athletics and Events Center Incorporates a field house, natatorium and outdoor turf field to meet the practice, competition, intramural, club and recreational needs of as many students as possible 05/31/2012
Kenyon Athletic Center. Profiles this new Ohio university athletic center featuring an expansive 165,000 square-foot open interior. 10/31/2007
Large Indoor Sports and Recreation Facilities. This paper presents an overview and analysis of field houses, stadiums, arenas, and campus recreation centers. Examples of each of these structures is provided, with locations and descriptions. To... 12/31/1992
LED Displays: The Best and the Brightest Make the Team. Discusses large-screen LED displays for sports venues, noting recent improvements in brightness and color, along with reductions in cost that make them more applicable in academic settings. 04/30/2008
Lighting Goes to Hollywood. Reviews lighting considerations for higher education event spaces, such as theatres and arenas. Retrofitting modern fixtures into existing facilities, inexpensive effects, and spectator expectations... 09/30/2007
Lindner Athletics Center. Profiles this University of Cincinnati athletic center that curves into a very tight site squeezed by a football stadium, basketball arena, and campus recreation center. Plans, photographs, and a... 12/31/2006
Loaded Decks Describes how to build competitive natatoriums with expansive decks and elevated seating that provides ample space for swimmers and spectators. 01/31/2012
Locker Logistics. Advises on how to create clean and attractive athletic locker rooms that help recruit and retain students. Proper flooring that is safe and cleanable, provision of soaps and shampoos that avoid the... 10/31/2007
Locker Room Design Goes Vertical at Oregon, Michigan Team locker room design can compensate for lack of space by going vertical. Describes University of Michigan's football team locker rooms and Oregon's new facilities. 07/31/2012
Locker Room Design Trends. Examines how today's college and university athletic locker rooms have become sophisticated recruiting tools that rival many professional facilities. Locker room design and location and their... 03/31/2001
Locker Room Talk. Examines the trends in college and university sports and recreation center locker rooms as envisioned by a specialist. Features of the modern locker room and the different levels of locker room... 11/30/1999
Louisiana State University Basketball Practice Facility Includes full project description, project details, and color photographs. 09/30/2011
Morehead State University Recreation and Wellness Center The building features three basketball courts and two racquetball courts, dedicated fitness and free weight areas, and cardio hallways and balconies lined with machines. The second level houses two... 05/31/2012
National Association for Sport and Physical Education NASPE seeks to enhance knowledge and professional practice in sport and physical activity through scientific study and dissemination of research-based and experiential knowledge to members and the...
National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA is the organization through which the nation's colleges and universities speak and act on athletics matters at the national level. The NCAA Sports Library is a collection of more than 50...
Necessary Luxury. Discusses amenities for higher education sports team locker rooms. Luxurious home away from home facilities are considered useful recruiting tools, and essential to maintaining the morale of players... 05/31/2007
New Buildings for an Increasingly Popular Sport. Profiles Tufts University's new boathouse, highlighting its environmentally sensitive design and construction, ample areas for moving and storing boats safely, and architecture that relates to... 04/27/2006
New Thinking Meets Old School Tradition. Discusses how Master Plan renovations can be used instead of facility replacement to help update college stadiums, accommodate more fans, and generate additional revenue. Several examples of stadium... 10/31/2000
Ninth Annual Innovative Architecture and Design Awards. Describes the winners in this annual award program, including eight higher education athletic facilities selected for their recreational value, indoor and outdoor appearances, quality of plan and... 04/30/2011
No-Sweat Fitness Center Design Trends. Discusses three design considerations for higher education fitness centers: 1) transparency, where significant amounts of glass afford observation of interior activities and an invitation to enter, 2... 12/31/2004
Not Just for Exercise. Discusses the importance of quality recreational facilities in student recruitment and retention, and profiles outstanding facilities at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Montana State... 08/31/2010
Outfitting Campus Fitness Centers. Explains how universities and colleges, both private and public, are including fitness centers as ways of increasing their student enrollment levels. Comments are provided on school experiences in... 06/30/1999
Outfitting Fitness Facilities. Describes amenities of fitness equipment that college-bound students are typically accustomed to and how some higher education institutions have responded to the demand. Twelve tips for maximizing... 01/31/2006