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18 April 2016

Formation has been selected as graphics consultant for the Houston Basketball Center expansion project at the University of Houston.

The University of Houston system has selected Formation, LLC, in association with PGAL and AECOM, as the graphics consultant to complete the renovation of the Houston Basketball Center, formerly Hofheinz Pavilion.

The assignment involves design and thematic development services to enhance the existing 8,479-seat, 189,804-sq.-ft. arena, including a playing court, spectator seating, concessions and support spaces.

Changes to the center will include:

  • The addition of more than 2,000 club and box seats.
  • 90 new court-side seats.
  • Upgrades to the sound systems and video boards.
  • The reduction of about 1,000 seats in total.

Construction is slated to begin after the 2016-2017 season in March. The center is slated to be completed in time for the 2018-2019 season.

Formation is a design office located in Houston, Texas, known for taking on large, multi-disciplinary projects. We maintain the philosophy that an interplay of research, strategy and design will grow an international, notable client base. Formation has delivered thoughtful, award-winning, research-based design solutions for over ten years. Our clients in healthcare, hospitality, sports, administration, education and the arts utilize our expertise to shape their cultures, define expectations and create opportunities to connect with their audience.

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