Ben Stuart

Associate Heta Architects

Ben is an associate at Heta architects and is an architect with over ten years’ experience in architecture and design. An RIBA qualified architect, he has worked on the design and development of several large London commercial projects. Ben’s passion is in the combination of the how the physical meets digital and is heading up Heta’s Egaming and experiential design department. Ben is also a keen communicator and is host of the Heta podcast series, Design Meets Insight, combining his passion for podcasting and his desire to see the bigger ideas and innovations integrated into innovative design.

Previously at Make architects for 10 years, Ben was Project Architect with responsibility for the design and development of 1 Leadenhall, a 36 storey, commercial tower in the City of London. He managed a design team, oversaw the client/contractor interface and worked with planners and heritage consultants. Whilst at Make Ben created the podcast series Create More, where he interviewed creative entrepreneurs about how and why they started, which was listens to by thousands across the world.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday, October 28

Session 7: Venue Versatility – key requirements from a venue perspective to successfully host esports events
Ben Akroyd Andrew Haworth John Sheehan (moderator) Ben Stuart Nicky Wightman


This session looks at how the rapid growth in esports is driving fundamental changes in the design and development of existing Stadia projects, multi-purpose entertainment venues and also mixed use development projects, all increasingly looking to include esports spaces as part of their offerings to visitors. Topics covered will include how these spaces need to be flexible, adaptable and innovative in order to thrive.


Wednesday , October 28, 15:15 - 16:15
Greg Merkel James Fraser-Murison (moderator)