Architecture grad students are designing a state-of-the-art, multipurpose practice facility for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, with input from Mark Cuban, the team’s owner, and Bryan Trubey ’83, designer of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, and numerous other iconic sports stadiums.
Students showed Cuban and Trubey their progress at a meeting at HKS in Dallas and are scheduled to return to HKS to present their final designs at the end of the semester.
Students’ designs for the mixed-use development, intended to become a destination for Mavericks fans and the general public as well as players and team personnel, will include amenities not usually found in NBA training facilities such as a team store, public café, Mavericks museum/theater, a bioswale garden and an outdoor water feature in addition to standard team practice facilities.
The building will also include office space and conference rooms for startup technology companies, further separating the building from typical NBA practice facilities.
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