Dustin Sweeney on designing esports facilities with HKS | ESI Focus #7


The latest edition sees the current focus on esports facilities Dustin Sweeney, lead designer at HKS, Join Adam Fitch in the seventh episode of ESI focus.

Sweeney is a Senior Designer at HKS, an international design practice with more than 1400 architects, interior designers, urban planners, scientists, artists, anthropologists and more.

With direct involvement at Team Vitality’s V.Hive facility in France, Sweeney breaks down the approach to the facility and how it manages to include the local community in its ethos.

At ESI Focus #7, Sweeney and Fitch also discuss the needs of esports facilities, why this particular industry is of interest to HKS, and what’s to come.

ESI Focus is not only hosted on YouTube, but is also available on all major podcast platforms.

In the first episode of the Facility Focus, Fitch was joined by Complexity Gaming CEO Jason Lake to talk about the GameStop Performance Center in Frisco, Texas. In the next episode, Sundance DiGiovanni announced Vindex’s purchase of Belong Gaming Arenas.

ESI Focus is part of the ESI Network, a collection of podcasts spanning the esports industry. For general conversations with key people and stakeholders in esports, see ESI Insight. For a weekly breakdown of the key developments and why they matter, ESI Digest is the series for you.

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