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30 Oct 2019
HKS Architects wrap adaptable arena in Art Deco and Moderne exterior

The newly opened Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, has been designed by HKS Architects to not only be very adaptable depending on what events it is hosting but to pay homage to a neighbouring entertainment, sports and livestock complex.

The $540m (€486m, £420m) centre sports an Art Deco and Moderne architectural style in keeping with the nearby Will Rogers Memorial Center, with two towers anchoring its north façade, rendered cast stone and grillwork panelling.

The arena will host around 130 events a year, including rodeo events for the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo during January and February.

For the remainder of the year, it will host concerts, sports, family shows and other events.

To accommodate the variety of different events effectively, a variable rise seating system is employed.

This makes it possible to create a range of different seating configurations, ranging from a capacity of 9,300 seats for rodeos up to 14,000 seats for a centre stage concert.

In addition to changing the seating configuration, the system can create a wall behind the venue's rodeo boxes. There are also 40 suites and 32 loge boxes for hospitality.

Outside, there is a 4.8ac (1.9ha) plaza that can host up to 3,000 guests for events alone, or be used to extend the arena space for larger events.

Construction began in February 2017 and the venue opened on 26th October 2019.


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17 Nov 2019
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
14 Nov 2019
Green Spa Network announces 2020 Summit
Trade association, Green Spa Network (GSN), has announced its upcoming Self-care and Personal Sustainability Summit, which will take place from 1-3 December 2020, at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Massachusetts, US.
12 Nov 2019
Munich to host 2022 European Championships
German city Munich will host the 2022 European Championships following unanimous approval of its bid by the participating European sports federations.
07 Nov 2019
OMA's Kube pins a mixed-use public space outside K11 Musea
A mixed-use public space comprising a golden cube-shaped kiosk and a giant floating balloon, designed by David Gianotten and Rem Koolhaas of OMA, has been unveiled outside Hong Kong's recently opened K11 Musea.
31 Oct 2019
SODA's hi-tech rotating theatre recalls the past in its aesthetic
The Studio of Design and Architecture (SODA) has created a new theatre with a revolving auditorium, a quickly adaptable configuration for a diverse range of events and a striking glass, brickwork and Art Deco aesthetic.
31 Oct 2019
Project to build major indoor arena next to Manchester City stadium takes a step closer
City Football Group (CFG), the owner of English Premier League champions Manchester City, has moved closer to building a major indoor entertainment venue adjacent to its existing Etihad Stadium in east Manchester.
31 Oct 2019
Ukactive National Summit kicks off: party leaders challenged to commit to improving nation’s health
The physical activity sector has called for the UK's party leaders to commit to improving the nation's health in their election manifestos.
30 Oct 2019
Eco Resort Network launches with 2020 conference in Slovenia
The launch of the Eco Resort Network has been announced for 2020, with an event to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 18-20 June.
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