Senior Associate, AFL Architects
Marcel Ridyard is currently the Lead Sports Architect on the delivery and the precinct overlay design of Lusail Stadium in Qatar as part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He also oversaw production of Turkey’s bid to host UEFA Euro 2024 and is leading a team to upgrade Ataturk Olympic Stadium for the 2020 UEFA Champions’ League Final.
Recently, he led teams to complete the 45,000-capacity IAAF and FIFA-compliant stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games AIMAG 2017. Marcel also was the Senior Site Architect for the City of Manchester Stadium (now Etihad) for the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games.