Modern stadium designs often manage to forge a building with a unique aesthetic while at the same time satisfying a wide range of practical considerations to achieve optimal safety and capacity levels. In this article,Chris Dite, Associate Director at Arup, discusses his recent experiences with stadium design projects as well as his overarching views on the evolution of the concept of the modern stadium. He focuses not only on the technical design of modern stadia, but also the fan experience and how technology contributes to the long-term relevance of a structure.
In the age of modern broadcasting technology where the fan can access the game anywhere and anytime he wants - how can you ensure that you get the fan off the couch and in your venue?
Download this infographic now on the 'Evolution of the fan' and find out how the fan has changed in the last 20 years and how they will evolve in the next 10 years - so that your venue delivers the ultimate experience and engages the next-generation fan.
How can stadiums of today manage fan experiences - how do you reach your fans, what type of fans are there and how can you keep them coming back?
All these and more, answered in this article on the new breed of fans - the 21st century fan.