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Repurposability: Flexibility & Adaptability of Spaces in Colleges & Universities

Over the last two decades, college and university campuses have been expanding at record rates. Often, these changes and expansions add luxury...
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Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Fixed Seating Products

CDC and EPA Guidelines The cleaning guidelines for all Irwin products align with the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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3 Benefits of Powering Telescopic Seating for Gymnasiums

Your facility's gymnasium likely sees use for far more than gym class. It's the site of games, art and science shows, scholastic competitions,...
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Fixed Seating vs. Telescoping Seating: How to Blend Them Best

In setting out to design any public assembly venue, there are a variety of seating options that could fit the space well. Each has unique benefits...
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Getting a Perfect Seat for the Esports Action

Esports—or, competitive video gaming—is a vast and growing enterprise, with millions of fans worldwide and billions of revenue dollars up for...
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7 Retractable Seat Types for Gymnasiums

In many schools, the gymnasium is the multifunctional heart of the school, where every type of gathering and event takes place. It is the location...
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Safety First: Maintaining Your Telescopic Seating

We can't control when our fans will return in full force, but we can control how we prepare for their arrival. Now more than ever, safety and...
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Components of Safe, Accessible Gym Seating

Welcome back to our ongoing series on Gymnasium Seating.  We'll begin with a brief re-cap of the topics we've explored to-date.  We began with an...
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Safe Reopen Survey Data Brief

As the country pivots toward reopening, Irwin Seating asked its customers how they planned to approach the return to business.  Topics ranged from...
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Gymnasium Building Codes 101- Rules of Accessibility

Codes govern construction practices to ensure that all aspects of building construction are safe and durable. ASCE 7 (2016) has long been the...
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Beginning your Arena Design - Basic seating Layout terms

An arena reflects the spirit and strength of a college or city.  It can anchor your community and provide a year-round revenue stream from sports,...
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Telescopic Seating for Today's Multipurpose Venues

Arenas aren’t what they used to be—owners are continually finding new and intriguing uses for them. A better term for the latest breed of arena...
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