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AECOM designed the University of Mississippi's The Pavilion at Ole Miss basketball arena in Oxford, Miss., with a curved and colonnaded entrance façade that relates with its curved roof.AECOM designed the University of Mississippi's The Pavilion at Ole Miss basketball arena in Oxford, Miss., with a curved and colonnaded entrance façade that relates with its curved roof. The facility consists of a three-story, structural steel frame supporting steel trusses. AECOM Technology specified ACI Building Systems LLC's UltraLok Roof System with Valspar Corp.'s Fluropon coating in Terra Cotta for the roof. The 18-inch by 2-inch mechanically seamed UltraLok Standing Seam Panels have factory-installed sealant.

The 225,000-square-foot, $96.5 million facility was completed in January 2016. It has 9,500 seats and 1,700 premium seats. The Pavilion at Ole Miss features a student concourse and three club areas. It is home to the men's and women's basketball program and hosts graduation ceremonies, concerts and university-wide events.

Architect: AECOM, Kansas City, Mo.

General contractor: BL Harbert International, Birmingham, Ala.

Applicator: Precoat Metals, Weirton, W.Va.

Coatings: Valspar Corp., Minneapolis, www.valsparcoilextrusion.com

Metal roof panels: ACI Building Systems LLC, Batesville, Miss., acibuildingsystems.com