Chris is an architect with specialist expertise in the design of sports & entertainment venues, masterplans, and temporary overlay for major events.
chrisjopsonconsulting was established to work collaboratively with International architectural practices and multi-disciplinary organisations to support creative ideas with clear and concise technical expertise.
Chris has 20 years of experience in the design & delivery of major sports stadia, arena and complex multi-venue masterplans, in addition to has hands on operational experience of major events such as the NFL Superbowl and NFL London Series.
His team developed the London Olympic Park masterplan from early concept through to Games infrastructure installation stages, along with the designs for the temporary venues & overlay at competition time.
His experience of 4 Olympic & Paralympic Games, amongst many other sports facilities, entertainment venues and sports masterplans was the catalyst for the formation of chrisjopsonconsulting.
Chris has often been described as the glue that binds the bold creative vision with the pragmatic, operational & technical.
He understands good design and approaches all projects with a meticulous attention to detail - he has a solid reputation for exceeding expectations across all of his projects.
Chris prides himself on his ability to develop strong working relationships in complex and challenging design scenarios; this has resulted in an evolving portfolio of World-class projects delivered in partnership with many repeat clients.
chrisjopsonconsulting collaborates with architects such as OMA, MVRDV, 3XN & HOK, and consultants such as ARUP, Buro Happold Engineering & MACE, amongst others.
His expertise has been called upon to support clients for major events such as the Dubai Expo 2020, the Lviv 2022 & Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games bids, the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the England Rugby World Cup 2015, in addition to the highly successful Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid.
chrisjopsonconsulting is currently active on European & Asian stadia and arena projects, in addition to sports & event masterplanning in the MENA and Australasian regions.
RIBA chartered architect # 12330446