colosseum - center of attention and they cannot escape from...

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Charishma Alur Manuel Hernandez Amanda Meeks Lauren Robertson Tianqiong Zhou Type form : Stadium/Amphitheatre Coliseum Round shape with rising seats for spectators Competitors out of sight before games Lots of entrances – 4 reserved for nobles/competitors o Gets people in and out quickly Coliseum has roof and press box seats Experience Spectator: o Round shape helps everyone feel closer together o Round shapes draws all attention towards the center o High seats give the spectators a feeling of control of the games as if they have an influence on the outcome o No corners eliminates bad seating o Unlike the competitors, the visitors don’t feel overwhelmed by the amount of people surrounding them, because they aren’t the center of attention. o The fact that the competitors are out of sight places them on somewhat of a pedestal; it makes them almost “not human” Competitor o Gladiators face a “negative” excitement They are anxious because they are about to be 50,000 people’s
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Unformatted text preview: center of attention and they cannot escape from it. o Competitor at UT stadium can feel at ease because he has a fan base that is cheering for him, whereas the gladiators spectators dont care who dies as long as they are entertained. 3 different types of boundaries separate spectators. First seats from competitors are raised There is a wall around the competitors Gap between the competitors and the spectators Weather The lack of a roof can cause spectators to have an unpleasant experience in inclement weather. Charishma Alur Manuel Hernandez Amanda Meeks Lauren Robertson Tianqiong Zhou Weather wont affect a competitors drive to win but can hinder their performance Roman Type of Stadiums Michigan Audience surrounds the field Greek Type Buckeye Stadium (Ohio State) Horseshoe...
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