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New Arena Design 

Post#1 » by yearsago » Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:55 pm

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Post#2 » by wiff » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:19 pm

looks dope.
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Post#3 » by andreaguiar » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:30 pm

yearsago wrote:http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/AppDocs/GroupMeetings/DRProposal3014195AgendaID4269.pdf

Loving the details


I liked the location but would rather see it close to the Space Needle. Honestly I'm happy with everything right now :lol:
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Post#4 » by Hiphophead101 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:23 pm

Thanks for the share. I love the basketball hoops in the plaza for the public to use
Also, with the glass i can imagine some spectacular views
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Post#5 » by jenn_gp » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:47 am

The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.
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Post#6 » by andreaguiar » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:32 am

jenn_gp wrote:The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.


In short: you liked everything. :lol:

I'm really dumb. Didn't notice the roof was supposed to look like a turbin.
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Post#7 » by Sweezo » Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:05 am

jenn_gp wrote:The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.


The more the new arena design has been fleshed out, the more I've come to like it. What you call a turbine I called a flan dumped on a plate for someone's dessert. But the added details have made it seem more inviting and unique. It's a building I think the city will be proud of, which definitely sets it apart from KeyArena.

Personally, I have a much easier time getting to Mariners/Seahawks games than I do getting to Seattle Center from the East side [and when I'm working our Seattle office which is in Queen Anne and trying to get home it's a damned nightmare]. I'm not sure if that will hold true for a Sonics games after work but we'll see.
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Post#8 » by jenn_gp » Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:27 pm

andreaguiar wrote:
jenn_gp wrote:The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.


In short: you liked everything. :lol:

I'm really dumb. Didn't notice the roof was supposed to look like a turbin.

Well I only called it that because that's what they called it in the PowerPoint presentation. Ha!
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Post#9 » by andreaguiar » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:22 am

jenn_gp wrote:
andreaguiar wrote:
jenn_gp wrote:The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.


In short: you liked everything. :lol:

I'm really dumb. Didn't notice the roof was supposed to look like a turbin.

Well I only called it that because that's what they called it in the PowerPoint presentation. Ha!


I'll be honest with you: I didn't read $hit. Only looked at the pics :lol:
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Post#10 » by andreaguiar » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:24 am

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jenn_gp wrote:The designs have really come a long way since November. I'm impressed...with everything. I wasn't a fan of the turbine in the beginning, but I love the newly added detail of it going all the way down to street level. Love the lighting effects, love the grassy area on the roof. Looks great.


The more the new arena design has been fleshed out, the more I've come to like it. What you call a turbine I called a flan dumped on a plate for someone's dessert. But the added details have made it seem more inviting and unique. It's a building I think the city will be proud of, which definitely sets it apart from KeyArena.

Personally, I have a much easier time getting to Mariners/Seahawks games than I do getting to Seattle Center from the East side [and when I'm working our Seattle office which is in Queen Anne and trying to get home it's a damned nightmare]. I'm not sure if that will hold true for a Sonics games after work but we'll see.


:lol: Definitely looks like a flan or gelatine gone wrong, collapsing sideways. :lol:

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Post#11 » by Eleqtrique » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:16 am

Sweezooooo, wiff, jenn_gp, andreaguiar, hiphophead feels like I'm living in 2008!
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Post#12 » by andreaguiar » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:34 am

Eleqtrique wrote:Sweezooooo, wiff, jenn_gp, andreaguiar, hiphophead feels like I'm living in 2008!


Welcome back Eleqtrique :bowdown: Waiting for April 18th to hopefully end this misery.
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Post#13 » by Eleqtrique » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:16 pm

Thanks bro I used to be Sonics-FAN around here before I changed my nickname for fantasy basketball purposes. :lol:

Here's a nice video of Fred Brown doing his thing back in the day.

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Post#14 » by andreaguiar » Fri Mar 1, 2013 9:44 am

Eleqtrique wrote:Thanks bro I used to be Sonics-FAN around here before I changed my nickname for fantasy basketball purposes. :lol:

Here's a nice video of Fred Brown doing his thing back in the day.



The guy was awessome. A Ray Allen type of shooter. He can hit from everywhere.
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Post#15 » by 206 » Fri Mar 1, 2013 1:29 pm

Really wish it was going closer to the Key to liven up that side a little more. This move makes sense though.
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Post#16 » by Sweezo » Fri Mar 1, 2013 2:57 pm

206 wrote:Really wish it was going closer to the Key to liven up that side a little more. This move makes sense though.


I like the idea of doing other things with Seattle Center. Turning that crappy arcade into the Chihuly exhibit was a stroke of genius. With the Chihuly exhibit, the EMP, Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, etc. there is some cool stuff down there. Plus, if we're using the Key until the new arena is built I'm not sure where you could find a spot in that area to do other things.

Having all the arenas clustered together would presumably encourage better parking options too.
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Post#17 » by Det the Threat » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:18 am

Some new arena designs are now online at Sonicsarena

SEATTLE… LET’S MAKE SOME NOISE!

Here's a video:

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Post#18 » by Det the Threat » Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:46 pm

There's a new topic on sonicsarena.com and it shows how the new arena could look like for Hockey games.

I really like the design overall and hockey would certainly look good there as well.

Hockey Anyone?
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Post#19 » by jenn_gp » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:02 pm

The Sonic Rings idea is cool, where people will virtually be sitting over the court. That's what Chris meant early on when he said he had some special ideas about the upper level sections.
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Post#20 » by NekiEcko » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:06 pm

As a fellow Designer in training, i am very impressed with these concepts. I think that the BOG would have to check it out.

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