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Field Lighting Allianz Arena lighting

Lighting the way

Mike Simpson, global design lead for Philips Lighting’s Sport Stadium business, explains how a previously humble utility has now become a catalyst for change

Opinion Racecourse design by LK2

Utilizing the potential of racecourses

As urban spaces for sport and leisure become increasingly difficult to secure, local authorities and private investors will soon need to take an innovative approach to utilizing existing plots, explains Gary Johnson, director of sport and leisure at LK2 Architects

Natural Turf STMA

Get in the game

The STMA’s Environmental Committee chair Jimmy Simpson reveals why recognizing industry efforts to be environmentally responsible is important. 

Opinion Safe standing

Safe standing and controlled crowding

Kat Steinberg, associate director for sports and events at Movement Strategies, explains how standing in stadia has evolved, and underlines the value of gathering and analyzing crowd event data

Opinion Chris Gill

Managing risk

Chris Gill, risk management expert at QBE Business Insurance, discusses the unique challenge of preparing stadia for major sporting events