Over the past 20 years, Gedney has played a lead design role on large projects, both domestically and internationally, with a focus on innovative master planning of sports and entertainment districts. This includes work on Rogers Place Arena in Edmonton for the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, State Farm Arena Renovation in Atlanta for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and NBA’s Detroit Pistons, Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons; and Avaya Stadium for the MLS’ San Jose Earthquakes.
Prior to joining HNTB, Gedney served as a design principal and senior vice president at another architecture firm.
“Ryan’s unique and broad perspective, diverse set of skills, and reputation in the industry make him a key addition to our firm’s architecture practice as we continue delivering award-winning design to our clients across the country,” said Chris Migneron, NCARB, AIA, HNTB architecture national practice leader and vice president. “His experience on large-scale stadium and arena projects in particular enhance the services that we offer to both professional sports franchises and university athletic departments to help them meet their goals of creating first-class amenities and modernized experiences for their fans.”
Gedney holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas State University and has previously served as an assistant professor at the Kansas State University School of Architecture Planning and Design.
HNTB’s many signature architecture projects include serving as lead architect of record and designer of Levi’s Stadium, the first new construction NFL stadium to achieve LEED Gold certification; a new 99,000 square foot performance center and renovations to Commonwealth Stadium at the University of Kentucky; engineer for the Terminal 2 West Building and airside expansion at San Diego International Airport; architect of record for the new South Terminal at Orlando International Airport; architectural, engineering and design services for United Airlines terminals 7 and 8 at Los Angeles International Airport; lead architect and engineer for the Denver International Airport’s expansion of Concourse A-West and B-West; and lead designer for the Los Angeles International Airport’s Automated People Mover project. The firm also is currently serving as architect of record for Las Vegas Raiders Stadium.
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