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Does the Rams stadium roof open?

Asked by Maci Barron

Bob Stone

Bob Stone
BA, Contributor

HKS Sports & Entertainment The stadium's ETFE roof covers a pedestrian plaza and is open along the edges. The film roof will allow plenty of natural daylight into stadium and have a 30 percent shading coefficient, providing some sun protection. ... The Rams' stadium is distinctive in another manner.

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