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Overland Park, KS

Don Barnum

AIA

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Sports
  • Principal
  • Global Sports Leader
Don Barnum
  • Principal
  • Global Sports Leader

"I am a ‘want to be' professional athlete who has made it to the show through designing the stage for sports."

Don is a senior leader of DLR Group sports practice and one of the most respected sports architects in the United States. He excels in leading both collegiate and professional sports clients through the planning process to identify functional and design-centered solutions to elevate the athlete and fan experience.

Don's resume includes projects with municipalities, teams, and universities and colleges including projects at the University of Houston, Penn State University, University of Southern California, Creighton University, and the University of North Carolina Charlotte. His strength is offering up-to-date knowledge of industry trends to elevate the game-day experience and revenue generating opportunities for his clients.

"I do what I love every day. I get to combine my passion for sports with my passion for impacting the built environment."