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Entries in Dialogue 26 (5)


Forming a Stadium’s Character through Design

A rendering of La Rinconada stadium in Caracas, Venezuela. Image © Gensler

We recently sat down with Glenn MacCullough, the Southeast regional leader of Gensler’s Sports practice, and discussed baseball in Venezuela and how communities and fans influence the design of sports stadiums.

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Hybrid Thinking and the Future of Hospitality

The Powerlong Huaxing Radisson Hotel in Shanghai. Image © Gensler

We recently spoke with Tomás Contreras, a regional practice area leader for Hospitality based in Gensler’s Shanghai office, who talked about hybrid design thinking and the role local cultures play in Asia’s burgeoning hospitality market.

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Sharing Leisure in São Paulo

The Havaianas Global Retail rollout. Image © Marcos Cimardi.

We recently spoke with Maureen Boyer, leader of Gensler’s global Retail Centers Practice and Director of the firm’s São Paulo office and Thais Rosa, who heads that region’s retail practice, about leisure, São Paulo-style.

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Leisure and Luxury in Asia

The Sime Darby Transit Oriented Developmentin Selangor, Malaysia. Image © Gensler

We recently spoke with Michael Wiener, director of Gensler Singapore’s Operations, about luxury and leisure in Asia. Wiener opened Gensler’s Singapore office in 2009, and he has subsequently grown both our presence and portfolio in Southeast Asia.

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From Authenticity to Adaptive Reuse: Trends Influencing the Australian Market  

“The Porter” at 1 O’Connell St. in Sydney, a place where business is activated. Image © Tyrone Branigan

We recently talked with Simon Trude, managing director for Gensler’s Sydney office, about major trends influencing the Australian market. Trude previously was brand design director at Gensler New York. He founded 2D3D Creative, a strategy and design company in Sydney, before rejoining Gensler to spearhead the firm’s expansion into the market.

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