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USA Today
POSTED 05.18.2018
The U.S. Open tennis tournament turns 50 this year, and its extreme makeover is nearly complete. When the tournament begins on Aug. 27, the new Louis Armstrong Stadium will be finished – marking  the end of a five-year, $600-million transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The whole symmetrical stadium will be naturally ventilated, eliminating the need for air conditioning.
POSTED 05.15.2018
THE WORLD'S FIRST NATURALLY-VENTILATED TENNIS STADIUM  The 2018 US Open is set to be a milestone event that simultaneously completes the $550-million overhaul of the USTA National Tennis Center and celebrates the tournament's 50th anniversary.
POSTED 03.19.2018
Goodbye, Crandon Park. Hello, Hard Rock. This year’s tournament will be the final farewell to Key Biscaynewhich has been the Miami Open’s home for over 32 yearsas it prepares for a seismic shift to the city that bears its name. Illustration by bioLINIA
Venues Now
POSTED 02.16.2018
The new Louis Armstrong Stadium converts the site of the old facility into one of the Grand Slam tournaments' most intimate large tennis venues, topped by a retractable roof to keep spectators dry, says Jon Disbrow, ROSSETTI's lead architect for the project.
AIA Detroit
POSTED 10.10.2017
The Detroit chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Detroit) has announced ROSSETTI as the winner of the Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) category for the Arthur Ashe Stadium Retractable Roof. TAP tracks the computer technology that weaves in and out of the life of the building, including the design, construction, and management.