Tag: sports arena terrazzo

Nothin’ But Net: Crisler Center Plays Above the Rim with Terrazzo

The Crisler Center, the home of Wolverine basketball since 1967, was in need of a renovation. Less than ideal amenities, seating, and air and plumbing systems kept the aging arena from measuring up to others across the Big Ten Conference. Though upgrades were necessary, Bill Frederick, architect at TMP Architecture, said at its heart, the Crisler Center had […]

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NTMA Honor Awards: Crisler Center

With concourses that were old, dated, and constricted, the University of Michigan’s Crisler Center needed a facelift. Bill Frederick, project architect with TMP Architecture Inc., said though the structure was solid, there just wasn’t the amount of space that is found in newer arenas. “What we wanted to do was build upon the strong elements of the existing Crisler building,” he […]

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NTMA 2014 Honor Awards

Each year, the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA) celebrates the most interesting, creative, beautiful, and appealing terrazzo floors completed by NTMA contractors with its annual NTMA Honor Awards. The awards honor the best terrazzo floors from the last year. Projects are judged on the basis of: excellence in craftsmanship intricacy of design scope of work […]

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On their way to the basketball court, the crowds see your art

March Madness is well named. One out of five office workers bet on this annual college basketball extravaganza. The annual frenzy draws hundreds of thousands of fans to local basketball arenas across the country. In some places these fans see more than just basketball. The KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, home of the University of […]

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