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Discussion in 'Basketball' started by Yossarian, Nov 7, 2013.
I am usually very critical of the design of buildings on the Fairfax campus, but this I like.
We’ll see. I have watched the videos. Unconvinced. Might just be making one trade for another in orientation vs. sightline.
That being said I really wish we had some more quad space. North plaza doesn’t count. Way too narrow. If we’re knocking down buildings I’d prefer to build them on surface parking. Build a deck to accommodate loss of space. But the campus core is too dense for my liking.
Forget academics! Build a new arena in the middle of campus!
Tag them from behind then bounce.
There is a new contract out that Mason released last week to have the Eagle Bank Arena's Roof replaced.
It's towards the top here: https://vendor.epro.cgipdc.com/loginEngine/preLogin.jsp?guest_login=Public Access
This requires a prolonged shutdown if I remember correctly. Also interesting that they seem to be investing in the arena, between the roof and the locker room, while also drawing up (very preliminary) plans to move to a new arena on campus.
Looks like they want it done by early October 2018. Nice!
Also looks like they want the work done while the building is occupied
Curious what the benefit is now that we can support the scoreboard. Rigs for concerts? Or maybe it's just actually decaying. It'd be cool if we could get a bigger videoboard int he future.
I think the new video board is perfect size — anything bigger would look odd
Maybe. I think it has slight room to go bigger. I just want points and stats on the board.
Have to believe the roof is one issue and the support structure is another. Why would they hang a board if the support is about to change.
Interesting read on the endowment:
Should have been less conservative with investing the endowment funds.