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30 June 2015

HOK’s Chris DeVolder to Discuss How Sports Facilities Create Sustainable Communities and Urban Vitalization


Devolder Chris EventsChris DeVolder, sustainable design leader of Sports + Recreation + Entertainment based in HOK’s Kansas City office, will present “Beyond the Building: How Sports Facilities Contribute to Sustainable Communities & Urban Vitalization” at the Green Sports Alliance Summit at 9:30 a.m. on June 30 in Chicago.

New sports venue projects provide a unique opportunity for far-reaching impact, from the individual fan to the surrounding community. DeVolder will moderate a panel discussion of industry leaders as they highlight historic perspectives and emerging trends in sports facility design and discuss how sports venues can spur sustainable communities and urban revitalization.

From San Francisco and Las Vegas to Bloomington, Ind., Atlanta, and Edmonton, perspectives on this panel will showcase how sports facilities have the ability to reshape communities beyond the building with no limit on potential for positive impact.

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