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Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum Transformed With Ethereal Metal Design System Created With ALUCOBOND PLUS Brushed ACM

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum had done its duty. Opened in 1972 in Uniondale, N.Y., the Coliseum not only had honored the military sacrifice of local veterans in Long Island’s Nassau County but had served as home to the one-time American Basketball Association’s New York Nets and the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders as well as hosted major events and concerts, including performances by Elvis Presley, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen.

UNT’s Elite LEED-Platinum Apogee Stadium Clad With Recyclable Alucobond ACM

Project Name: University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium
Project Location: Denton, Texas
Alucobond Materials: 48,320 sq. ft. 4mm Sunrise Silver Metallic
1,334 sq. ft. 4mm Custom Mean Green
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: HKS, Inc. – Dallas
Fabricator/Installer: NOW Specialties
Carrollton, Texas
General Contractor: Manhattan Construction
Co., Dallas
Images: Daryl Shields – HKS

The University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium – the first newly constructed collegiate football stadium in the nation to earn LEED Platinum certification – opened in Denton, Texas, in September 2011 as the new home of Mean Green football.

Livestrong Sporting Park Designed As U.S.’ First World-Class Soccer Stadium

Project Name: LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
Project Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Alucobond Materials: 27,080 sq ft 6mm custom Willmer Blue
18,380 sq ft 6mm custom ATCT Gray
10,710 sq ft 6mm custom Pewter
4,630 sq ft 6mm custom Tucson Medium Gray
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Populous, Kansas City, Mo.
Fabricator/Installer: A2MG, Inc., Kansas City, Mo.
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co.
Kansas City, Mo., office
Images: Alistair Tutton Photography

The new $200-million LIVESTRONG Sporting Park – which opened in June 2011  in Kansas City, Kan., as home to the Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer (MLS) team – was designed to be the United States’ first world-class soccer stadium. This 340,000 square-foot stadium situated on a 14-acre site features 18,500 seats and includes 36 luxury suites and five clubs. LIVESTRONG Sporting Park boasts a 75-yard by 120-yard playing field with a natural grass surface that includes an under-soil heating and moisture management system. The stadium’s state-of-the-art communications systems utilizes 300 HDTVs broadcasting through an IPTV network as well as two HD video boards, including the main 2,016 square-foot board on the stadium’s south end and a 550 square-foot board on the north end. LIVESTRONG Sporting Park is the first MLS stadium to be fully lighted for HDTV.