The Seattle Seahawks

Lumen Field

“Longevity and Excellence in the NFL”

Crawford principal David Murphy served as the project director for the planning, design, documentation, and construction of Lumen Field from 1996 to 2001. After founding Crawford Architects in 2001, David was sought after for his leadership, commissioned by the Seattle Seahawks to serve as the Architect of Record for multiple renovations and studies conducted during multiple off-seasons including:

  • 2007 – Club and Suite Renovations
  • 2008 – Branding and Environmental Graphics
  • 2009 – Cadillac Club and Outdoor Terrace(s)
  • 2010 – Feasibility Studies for Press Box | Suite Renovations
  • 2011 – Vertical Circulation Improvements & Concourse Master Plan
  • 2012 – South Endzone Feasibility Studies
  • 2013 – 2015 – South Endzone Expansion and Renovation
  • 2015 – North Endzone Expansion Concept Studies
  • 2016 – North Plaza and Amphitheatre Master Plan
  • 2017 – Updated Vertical Circulation Improvements Master Plan
  • 2021– Mechanical Systems Condition Assessment & Program Planning Services.
  • Present– Concessions Renovations, HVAC Assessments, World Cup Study & Concepts, and On-Call Architect

With the completion of the Toyota Fan Deck, Lumen Stadium remains one of the premier facilities in the NFL and MLS to watch professional sporting events, which has only enhanced the already daunting home-field advantage.


The Seattle Seahawks


Seattle, WA


1.5M square feet, 69,000 Seats


$480M (cumulative of all Crawford-Lumen projects)


Stadiums & Arenas, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Brand Activation, Signage & Wayfinding, Convention, Hospitality, Mixed-Use, Retail & Entertainment

Lumen Field is the very definition of home-field advantage. It is loud. It is a dramatic setting for sporting events. With its signature roof structure, it is a special place in the Seattle urban landscape.