Stadia Magazine: Renovation vs. Rebuild

To rebuild or replace? The latest issue of Stadia Magazine explores how owners navigate the decision-making process when faced with aging or unfit stadia. The article draws from the perspectives of leading experts who weigh up the respective attributes of new-builds and renovations.

CBRE | Heery Sports Architect Marc Clear provides insight on the new Georgia State Stadium, a project that took the route of renovate rather than replace. Location, lighting, and field reorientation are discussed as a few of the key factors that led to Georgia State University’s decision to repurpose Turner Field, the former home of Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves for college football.

Read Building Expectations in the March 2018 issue of Stadia Magazine.