Furman Athletics Announces Major Renovations to Timmons Arena

Rendering of Timmons Arena at Furman University.

Furman’s Timmons Arena, the basketball home of the Paladins for nearly three decades, will undergo a major renovation and reopen in the fall of 2025, Furman Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Jason Donnelly announced today at a news conference on campus.

The $40 million donor-funded renovation will transform Timmons Arena into a first-class, state-of-the-art facility that will dramatically enhance the game day experience for Furman’s loyal fans and students and stand among the best arenas in college basketball at its size and scale.

The renovations are scheduled to begin in April 2024 and

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University of Missouri plans $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is planning a $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium.

The Memorial Stadium Improvements Project, expected to be completed by the 2026 season, will further enclose the north end of the stadium and add a variety of new premium seating options. The field-level Bunker Club in the south end zone will be converted to a team recruiting center, with upgrades to restrooms, concessions and the sound system among other changes.

The university’s Board of Curators unanimously approved the hiring of Kansas City architectural firm DLR Group on Wednesday to handle the project.


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Kips Bay Decorator Show House New York Reveals Designer Lineup, Design Fair Collectible Announces US Edition, and More News

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this biweekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

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Kips Bay Decorator Show House New York unveils 2024 designer roster

The next installment of the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, the biggest fundraiser for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, will unfold in a 65th Street townhouse on New York’s Upper East Side. Opening to the public on May 2, the showcase will feature the handiwork of 24 powerhouse architects and designers, including AD PRO

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9 ways to transform a historic home with transitional style |

Here’s the dilemma: you’re trying to update a historic home that’s packed with original features. You respect the unique character and beauty of the house but want to introduce modern styling and comforts.

Here’s the reality: a mansion-scaled limestone townhouse in Brooklyn, NYC, built in 1898. It’s all wood paneled walls, ornate ceiling moldings and polished parquet floors. Enter Jason Saft, founder of Staged to Sell Home, who recently reinvented the house design, adding contemporary, high-end furnishings to broaden its appeal to potential buyers, all the while honoring those special historic details.

There are lessons here for anyone looking to

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Curtains that define and blur spaces. Ye Xiao Xiao, Tea space by Aurora Design | The Strength of Architecture

Project description by Aurora Design

The Baipu, an ancient extinct people from Yunnan province of Southwestern China, were the earliest group to start tea-drinking and engage in tea trade. Tea farming and culture thrived in Yunnan Province thousands of years ago, therefore, Yunnan Province was considered as the birthplace of tea culture. The stories of Tea Horse Road and Waste Water Bowl(Jian Shui) have passed down through the years amist of the hawking and the sound of rolling wheels, which have instilled new vigor and vitality into the spirit of Tea Culture.

As one of the representatives of the

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