Sport Concepts is an architectural practice that specialises in the design of sports and entertainment facilities. The company was established in 1999 and its directors bring a wealth of experience on over 250 of the most iconic international public assembly venues around the globe.

Architectural design services

We design:
  • stadia
  • arenas
  • super theatres
  • velodromes
  • training facilities
  • tennis centres
  • temporary venues
  • sports masterplans
Our goal is to design buildings that maximize revenue streams, minimize operational costs, and provide the ultimate spectators' entertainment experience. Our design services encompass feasibility studies through building handover.

Architectural consultancy services

We also provide a comprehensive range of consultancy services, including:
  • brief preparation
  • technical reviews
  • olympic & major event consultancy
  • client representation
  • expert witness services
  • on site supervision
Utilising our technical knowledge and best international practice, sport concepts can provide client assistance at all stages of the design and construction of sports and entertainment projects.

Sport Concepts' expertise empowers our clients to be much more effective in the planning, preparation and staging of sport venues and events.
Our People.

Meet our dedicated team of directors


Michael brings extensive experience to all phases of sports facility development, design and construction. His goal to maximize revenue streams, minimize operational expenses, and enhance spectators' experience is embodied in iconic sports facilities around the Globe. He has led international teams of consultants in preparing Olympic and other "super event" masterplans, and bids.
Michael Lischer


Mike has extensive experience in the design of sports and entertainment schemes in the UK and abroad. He offers specialised experience in temporary and permanent sports facility design and an in depth knowledge of sports federation and event overlay requirements.
Mike Smith
BSc(Hons) DipArch


Simon has worked on a diverse portfolio of innovative designs around the world, and was Design Principal for the Glasgow National Indoor Arena. He is responsible for design development in the office, promoting innovation, sustainability and maintaining high design quality throughout the design phases of all projects.
Simon Loring
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