Inspired by a traditional winter game, the National Speed Skating Oval is the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics only new permanent venue, designed out of Brisbane by Populous’ Asia-Pacific studio. “The traditional ice game in old Beijing involved a high-speed spinning and leaping ice top that seemed to have infinite energy and possibilities,” explains Populous’ Chinese […]
"It's vital for city officials to view these opportunities for their broader development potential. If you’re looking at conference centres as simply standalone facilities, you’re not fully capitalising on your investment." Lockwood discusses his work on convention centres, and why it's imperative that these buildings are 'extroverted'.
Designs for Populous‘ brand-new 30,000-seat Parramatta stadium were unveiled by the NSW Government last week. “This design boasts Australia’s steepest stands to ensure fans will be closer to the action than they are at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, or any other in the country,” says NSW Premier Mike Baird. “We’re getting on with the job of delivering the biggest […]