barclays center anchors atlantic yards with rusted steel skin
barclays center anchors atlantic yards with rusted steel skin barclays center anchors atlantic yards with rusted steel skin
jul 12, 2013

barclays center anchors atlantic yards with rusted steel skin

SHoP architects + AECOM: barclays center in brooklyn
image © bruce damonte
all images courtesy of AECOM




home to the NBA brooklyn nets and soon the NHL new york islanders, barclays center anchors the mixed-use atlantic yards development and has established brooklyn as a major destination for top-tier sports and entertainment. AECOM served as sports architect and architect of record (ellerbe becket architects and engineers, p.c.) working with forest city ratner companies, the nets, hunt construction and SHoP architects. barclays center offers 18,200 seats for basketball and up to 19,000 seats for concerts. it also offers 100 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, three clubs, and the 40/40 club & restaurant by american express. one of the nation’s only true urban venues with no dedicated parking, barclays center can be reached via 11 subway lines, the long island rail road, and 11 bus lines.

approaching barclays center
image © bruce damonte

image © bruce damonte

image © bruce damonte

the arena
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eighteen serves thirsty fans before the game
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main concourse
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highpoint solutions lounge and wine bar
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one of the center’s three clubs
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the central plaza is a beacon of activity
image © bruce damonte

image © bruce damonte


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