Since its inception in 1983, Populous has grown into the world’s leading design firm dedicated exclusively to creating environments that draw people and communities together for unforgettable experiences. Over three decades Populous has completed more than 1,000 sports and entertainment projects around the world, including Emirates, Wembley, and London Olympic stadiums in the UK, ANZ Stadium in Australia, Nanjing Sports Park in China, projects for Major League Baseball and NFL franchises across the US.
Populous is the only architecture practice to have designed three Olympic stadiums. Other projects include four football stadiums that will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, and the Grand Stade FFR (French Federation of Rugby) and Grand Stade de l’Olympique Lyonnais stadium in France. In 2016, Populous was chosen alongside Egis to support the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Candidature.