Martin Robinson named UK Consulting Principal at MEIS-A Perkins Eastman Studio

Martin Robinson, RIBA, ARB, has been named the UK Consulting Principal at MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio. Based in London, Robinson leverages an impressive thirty-five years of dedicated expertise in the commercial, leisure and sports architecture practice areas. His invaluable experience and proven leadership will be a great asset to the team as the studio amplifies its presence in the UK and Europe.

After graduating from the Polytechnic of the South Bank, Robinson began his architectural career, quickly gaining expertise at design firms throughout London.

For twenty-four years, he served as Managing Director at KSS Design Group, one of the largest sports-focused firms in the UK. During his tenure there, Robinson was responsible for the day-to-day running of the practice, overseeing the firm’s finance, health and safety, human resources, information technology and office administration groups. He also managed international opportunities in Israel, France, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and Qatar, to name a few.

With a level-headed sensibility, Robinson is a true leader through and through. His innate commitment to professionalism and demonstrable talent is apparent in every project he touches. He has acted as a technical advisor on numerous high-profile football and sports projects, including the London 2012 Olympic venues. He has also supported the studio’s effort in designing the new stadium for Everton FC at Bramley-Moore Dock, which is currently under construction in Liverpool, UK.

Everton’s iconic new home on Liverpool’s historic waterfront will provide an opportunity for a re-set of traditional football hospitality and matchday experiences. Robinson has supported the studio’s effort in designing the new stadium, currently under construction. Credit: BDP Pattern

Dan Meis, FAIA, RIBA, founder and managing principal of MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio, said:

Martin is a very experienced senior architect with extensive experience in sports design, along with a variety of other building types, and we are thrilled to have him on board. With his proven track record of design leadership, especially in the UK, we are looking forward to building a team around him and quickly leveraging additional opportunities in the near future.

Robinson said:

I’ve long admired Dan’s work and the culture, skill, and innovation of MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio. As Consulting Principal, I’m eager to help navigate the direction of the studio as we move ahead, continue to grow its presence in the UK and Europe, and, above all, help push the boundaries of groundbreaking sports projects.

MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio is excited to elevate Martin Robinson to his new role on the team.

Oliver Wright, Head of Premium Sales, Hospitality & Catering, Everton FC, was one of the 40+ industry expert speakers at ALSD International 2021, during which attendees were treated to a tour of Goodison Park, where concepts are being trialled for the new stadium. Vicky Jaycock, Senior Manager – New Stadium Sales, Everton, is one of 38 top industry executives sitting on the ALSD International Advisory Board.

About MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio 

MEIS—A Perkins Eastman Studio, a boutique design practice with offices in Los Angeles and New York, specialises in the design of experience and spectacle. From sports and entertainment venues to urban activation, MEIS creates environments that inspire people to gather and celebrate.

Dan Meis, FAIA, one of the leading innovators in the design of civic, urban, entertainment and sporting venues, leads the practice. Recognised as one of the profession’s most inspired practices comprised of ultra-creative and talented individuals, MEIS creates award-winning, unique and memorable spectator experiences that result in significant return on investment and revenue generation for clients.

Sports Venue Business organises & delivers ALSD International, the leading event for the Premium Seat & Hospitality sector, with a focus on optimising revenue through New Builds, Renovations & Service Expansions, on behalf of the Association of Luxury Suite Directors…

…the 2022 event will feature a high-level conference, an exhibition showcasing industry-leading products & services, networking events and a behind-the-scenes tour of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, sponsored by Levy UK + Ireland.

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