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I am a sports architect within Arup Associates based in London. Since joining Arup in 2014 I have worked mainly on the Khalifa Tennis Stadium in Doha as well as a number of stadium, arena and event projects and bids.
My passion for stadia has taken me around the world experiencing a range of sporting and entertainment events in a range of stadia and arenas across Japan, Australia, America, Canada and throughout Europe.
I think one of the biggest challenges to sport architects, designers and engineers in the future is designing inspiring, exciting and memorable stadia environments that provide each spectator with that ‘magic of matchday’ feeling.