COVID may have distanced us, but venue architects say their clients still want to bring us together. Continue Reading InVenue: Design Firms — In This TogetherRead More
The field-level premium seat experience remains a hot market in the NFL, 20 seasons after the Seattle Seahawks introduced the concept with the Red Zone Suites at their stadium.
Q2 Stadium, the new home of Austin FC, is joining the mix of live music facilities in town, with multiple event spaces to set up small shows apart from the main seating bowl. Continue Reading Musical Pitch: New Austin Soccer Stadium Is Wired for SoundRead More
Evergrande Group, China’s biggest developer and owner of the country’s best soccer team, is building a massive 100,000-seat stadium.
Jerry Fawcett, whose work included Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas, and Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton, Calif., died May 29 in Dallas. Texan made mark in colleges and baseball, the sport that held his heart Jerry Fawcett, a sports architect Texas born and bred who is credited with launching the college practice at HKS and solidifying its minor league baseball group, died May 29 in Dallas. He was 71. “Jerry was a true Southern gentleman and a real professional,” said Byron Chambers, a principal and design director at Populous. Chambers worked with Fawcett at HKS before joining Gensler to start a design studio in Dallas with Fawcett and Jonathan Kelly in 2014. Fawcett rejoined HKS in 2018 and worked there until his death. His colleagues described Fawcett as sincere, caring and a man of deep faith. He was also a huge baseball fan who absorbed himself in the game,… Continue Reading HKS Architect Jerry Fawcett Dies
San Diego State University plans to build a stadium near the site of its current football home, SCCSU Stadium. (Getty Images) They’ll sell naming rights and premium seating, serve as owner’s rep for stadium project San Diego State University has hired the team of Legends and JMI Sports to sell naming rights and premium seats and to serve as owner’s representative for the school’s new football stadium project, sources said. Derek Grice, San Diego State’s executive associate athletic director for the Mission Valley development, could not confirm the information. An announcement could be made today on the firms selected, Grice said. Legends and JMI have strong connections in the market. CSL International, which is part of Legends, has already conducted market research for the proposed 35,000-seat facility. JMI initially consulted on the project. In addition, Erik Judson, JMI’s chief executive officer, spent 10 years with the San Diego Padres and… Continue Reading San Diego State Bringing In Legends, JMI