Fusion Arena: Blend of Architecture and Technology

INTRODUCTION: ESPORTS FUSION ARENA

For centuries, technology has played a crucial role in the architecture field. Whether we talk about Roman architecture or the industrialization period, technology has always influenced the changing architectural styles. Similarly, a new addition is also coming up in Philadelphia by 2021. It is called the next generation Fusion Arena: an Esports Gaming Complex. The plans of this Esports Hub, have recently got announced on March 25, 2019.

 

The location of this next generation esports and entertainment venue will be in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex. With the increasing popularity of e-games like PUBG, Counterstrike, etc. people had started watching the live play of the other players on YouTube, Twitch, etc. Therefore, the Comcast Spectator and the Cordish Companies came up with the concept of developing an Esports Gaming Complex. The Populous has announced the plans for $50 million Fusion Arena. Populous is working with the Comcast and the Cordish Companies on Fusion Arena.

The arena is going to build on 47 acres (19 ha) of land, next to Xfinity Live! on 11th street in the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. It has the provision of 3,500 seats and a huge display to watch the live gameplay of the players. The arena will be offering unique seating experience including two balcony bars, club seats with USB ports, flexible loge boxes, and exclusive suites. 

The public entrance of 6,000 square feet will be welcoming the visitors as they enter the space. Further, it includes 2,000 square feet of interactive media surface hovering 30 feet above them.

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Image ©Fusion Arena Philly

 

In conclusion, this project is going to be massive and has already gained popularity amongst gamers.

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