Stadium of the Year: Meet the Juror – Robert Kennedy / by Craig Heap


Robert Kennedy has been invited as one of three jurors to evaluate the Stadium of the Year vote presented by

Working on his first stadium project in 1992, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, for the Scottish Rugby Union, Robert has constructed almost 500,000 seats in the UK and abroad including the RICOH Arena in Coventry, King Power Stadium in Leicester and the aforementioned Murrayfield Stadium, which at 67,500 capacity is the largest for the practice so far.

The market has changed and the practice has been successful overseas with the completion of the Ahmedabad Arena in Gujarat, India and the design of a soccer tournament hub in New Jersey, USA.

This international market will be a focus in the coming years whilst still servicing work close to home, as proven by redevelopment of the iconic Meadowbank in Edinburgh. news item