Senior Principal, Senior Architect / Kansas City
Jon Knight is a Senior Principal at Populous and member of the Kansas City Management Team representing design. He has worked for major sports clients in the US and globally. Jon’s ability to bring to life clients’ brands through design has been evidenced at such award-winning buildings as Gillette Stadium, the New Arrowhead and Sporting Park. Jon works closely with our clients and our creative design teams to develop integrated and lasting design solutions.
Jon has led the design for more than 30 of the firm’s most iconic stadia projects throughout the United States. In addition to incorporating the latest trends in technology, sustainability and fan amenities, Jon’s designs tell a distinct story about their teams, their cities and their fans: at Heinz Field, he captured the unwavering spirit of the Steel City; his design of the new Kansas City Major League Soccer stadium follows the movement of the ‘beautiful game’ by bringing to life the motion of the soccer ball and the athletes on the field.