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IN HONOR OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION, WE TAKE A LOOK AT LOUIS ARMSTRONG STADIUM AT THE USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
There are few sports that capture the imagination of a global audience. Tennis is played in most countries and by every generation, inspiring a wider audience through media and competitive tennis events. Of these competitions, there is none larger or more important than the US Open, the fourth, final and largest Grand Slam tennis event in the world.
Properly engaging stakeholders is perhaps some of the most important work to be done in planning any community. Engagement gives residents, organizations, and business owners a voice in the planning process, encourages a diversity of perspectives and generates buy-in for plans. It gives elected officials the confidence that the plans moving forward have been reviewed by an engaged citizenship. The Urban Planning team at ROSSETTI not only takes this phase of each project seriously, we enjoy working with communities and receiving the input to our plans.
The ROSSETTI team is so proud of Laura Bade who was recently awarded the Crain’s 2020 Notable Women In Design Award. Laura weaves architecture together with graphic, interior and industrial design to create bold visual solutions for ROSSETTI’s clients. Her background in environmental graphics and wayfinding assists the design team in shaping ideas that communicate experiences, brand and legacy. Some of Laura’s work includes Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center, Jim Brady’s Restaurants, Stockholm Globe Arenas and USTA National Tennis Center + Stadium District.
Matt Rossetti feels that there are many things involved with the pandemic. The big picture he says is that the industry is “obviously decimated and we are losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year”.
Sports Business Journal
Herds of crowds at stadium entrances, concourses and concession stands will be a thing of the past as venues consider a host of measures to restrict and track movement in sports venues when fans can return in the COVID era. Staggered arrival times, socially distanced seating arrangements and seating areas cordoned off by plexiglass dividers are among the approaches under consideration.