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Even 10 minutes of light physical activity 'immediately improves memory'
BY Tom Walker | 25 Sep 2018
EAS 2018: Dutch politician Mona Keijzer opens Euro Attractions Show
BY Tom Anstey | 25 Sep 2018
Bates Smart condemns Sydney stadium plans, talks of upcoming "renaissance" in urban renewal
BY Andrew Manns | 25 Sep 2018
Brevard Zoo’s new lagoon-themed aquarium gets financial boost
BY Luke Cloherty | 25 Sep 2018
Petition calls on political parties to 'transform physical activity' for children
BY Tom Walker | 25 Sep 2018
Chief of European Economic and Social Committee to take up museum internship programme
BY Luke Cloherty | 24 Sep 2018
Museum of Portuguese history planned for Lisbon
BY Luke Cloherty | 24 Sep 2018
MVRDV completes work on Seoul's Imprint theme park
BY Andrew Manns | 24 Sep 2018
Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik
BY Luke Cloherty | 24 Sep 2018
BAF and Carlo Ratti scoop futuristic “library as a town” project
BY Andrew Manns | 24 Sep 2018
UK project to connect young people with museums and collections
BY Luke Cloherty | 24 Sep 2018
Six Senses Krabey Island to include expansive spa with meditation cave
BY Jane Kitchen | 23 Sep 2018
Wild Adventures reveals details of new children's attraction
BY Luke Cloherty | 21 Sep 2018
EXOS founder Mark Verstegen: 'gym operators need to realise the landscape is changing'
BY Tom Walker | 21 Sep 2018
Construction commences on the Blloku Cube, Stefano Boeri’s first Albanian project
BY Andrew Manns | 21 Sep 2018
Myzone secures Snap Fitness partnership deal
BY Tom Walker | 21 Sep 2018
Dr Marilyn Glenville to lead two-day wellness retreat at Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall
BY Lauren Heath-Jones | 21 Sep 2018
UNSW demonstrates how future buildings could adapt to human behaviour
BY Andrew Manns | 21 Sep 2018
Buried treasures: China’s Dune Art Museum’s construction nearly complete
BY Luke Cloherty | 21 Sep 2018
Joanna Lumley-backed Peter Pan centre to open late 2018 in Scotland
BY Luke Cloherty | 21 Sep 2018
     
 


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25 Sep 2018
Even 10 minutes of light physical activity 'immediately improves memory'
Even 10 minutes of light physical activity 'immediately improves memory'   Taking part in light or moderate exercise has an immediate, positive effect on memory function – according to new research by University California Irvine (UCI). In a study of 36 healthy young adults, UCI researchers discovered that a single 10-minute period of mild exertion – such as yoga, tai chi or walking .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
EAS 2018: Dutch politician Mona Keijzer opens Euro Attractions Show
EAS 2018: Dutch politician Mona Keijzer opens Euro Attractions Show   Mona Keijzer, state of secretary for the Department of Economic Affairs in the Netherlands, was on hand for the launch of this year's European Attractions Show (EAS) - the largest in the event's history. Taking place at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Keijzer welcomed the more than 12,000 .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Bates Smart condemns Sydney stadium plans, talks of upcoming "renaissance" in urban renewal
Bates Smart condemns Sydney stadium plans, talks of upcoming   Philip Vivian, director of the multidisciplinary design firm Bates Smart, has criticised plans by the Australian government to demolish and rebuild Sydney's Allianz football stadium at Moore Park. In November 2017, the government announced it would spend AU$2.7bn (£1.5bn) to demolish and rebuild two of Sydney’s .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Brevard Zoo’s new lagoon-themed aquarium gets financial boost
Brevard Zoo’s new lagoon-themed aquarium gets financial boost   Florida’s Brevard Zoo's plans for a lagoon-themed aquarium has received a boost from a US$10m (€8.5m, £7.6m) tax funding scheme from Brevard County. The Indian River Lagoon Conservation Campus and Aquarium will have a large educational component, focusing on the lagoon itself, with 12 indoor and five outdoor .... More>>
25 Sep 2018
Petition calls on political parties to 'transform physical activity' for children
Petition calls on political parties to 'transform physical activity' for children   The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA) has launched a petition calling on politicians of all parties to transform physical activity provision for children and young people as part of the Right To Be Active campaign. The campaign asks those across society – including parents – to join the call for political .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
Chief of European Economic and Social Committee to take up museum internship programme
Chief of European Economic and Social Committee to take up museum internship programme   The president of the European Union's European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Luca Jahier, is set to enrol on the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) internship programme for politicians. The programme opened in May and aims to educate politicians across Europe about how museum collections .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
Museum of Portuguese history planned for Lisbon
Museum of Portuguese history planned for Lisbon   A new museum exploring Portuguese history is expected to be built in the country’s capital, Lisbon. Lisbon mayor Fernando Medina outlined his plans for the museum in his campaign for re-election last year, which will have a focus on the country’s explorative past. Concentrating on the Age of Discovery, which .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
MVRDV completes work on Seoul's Imprint theme park
MVRDV completes work on Seoul's Imprint theme park   Rotterdam-based architectural firm MVRDV has completed construction on the Imprint, a two-building, 9,800-square-metre indoor theme park and nightclub located less than a kilometre from Incheon Airport in Seoul, South Korea. Visually, the Imprint is a windowless structure comprising 3,869 glass-fibre reinforced .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik
Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik   Norwegian entrepreneur Kirsten-Marie Holmen is to open an ice-themed art gallery in Reykjavik, Iceland. Located on Laugavegur, the main commercial street in the Icelandic capital, the new gallery is set to open in November 2019. Magic Ice Reykjavík will be part of a Norwegian franchise that currently has three .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
BAF and Carlo Ratti scoop futuristic “library as a town” project
BAF and Carlo Ratti scoop futuristic “library as a town” project   Carlo Ratti Associati and Bio-architecture Formosana (BAF) Architects have been selected to design the newest addition to the Taiwan National Library and Repository. The firms beat nine other competitors to secure the commission. The new public building, set to be constructed on a wooded plot in Tainan, will .... More>>
24 Sep 2018
UK project to connect young people with museums and collections
UK project to connect young people with museums and collections   UK funding body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given close to £1m ($1.3m, €1.1m) to a new project that will let young people aged 16-25 curate their own museum exhibitions. Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) Kick the Dust programme, which allocates lottery funding to youth-focused heritage projects, awarded the .... More>>
23 Sep 2018
Six Senses Krabey Island to include expansive spa with meditation cave
Six Senses Krabey Island to include expansive spa with meditation cave   Six Senses is due to make its debut in Cambodia when the upcoming Six Senses Krabey Island opens in December. Set on a 30-acre (12-hectare) private tropical island, Six Senses Krabey Island will feature 40 private pool villas with green living roofs, sun decks with infinity plunge pools and rain showers. .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Wild Adventures reveals details of new children's attraction
Wild Adventures reveals details of new children's attraction   Wild Adventures theme park in Georgia, USA is building a new children’s area, which is set to open in March 2019. Featuring six new rides and an immersive wildlife experience where visitors can get close to native Georgian alligators, the new area .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
EXOS founder Mark Verstegen: 'gym operators need to realise the landscape is changing'
EXOS founder Mark Verstegen: 'gym operators need to realise the landscape is changing'   Mark Verstegen, founder and CEO of human performance specialist EXOS, has said that health clubs and gyms need to become better at delivering results, if they are to attract modern consumers. In an interview with Health Club Management Verstegen said health clubs could play a major role in "fixing" .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Construction commences on the Blloku Cube, Stefano Boeri’s first Albanian project
Construction commences on the Blloku Cube, Stefano Boeri’s first Albanian project   Work has begun on Stefano Boeri Architetti's Blloku Cube, the first building to break ground as part of the the Tirana 2030 regeneration scheme. Based in Tirana’s upscale Ish-Blloku district, the seven-storey structure – which will include retail, office, and restaurant spaces – will feature a radiant cladding .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Myzone secures Snap Fitness partnership deal
Myzone secures Snap Fitness partnership deal   Fitness tech firm Myzone has signed a deal with Snap Fitness which will see the franchise operator's clubs in the US, Australia and New Zealand install Myzone technology in their facilities. Aimed at improving member engagement and retention, the deal will also see Snap Fitness launch a new training programme .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Dr Marilyn Glenville to lead two-day wellness retreat at Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall
Dr Marilyn Glenville to lead two-day wellness retreat at Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall   Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall in Plymouth, UK will be hosting a two-night women's wellness retreat on 28 and 29 September. Designed to help women learn how to naturally balance their hormones using nutrition, the retreat will be hosted by Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD, a leading nutritionist specialising in women's .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
UNSW demonstrates how future buildings could adapt to human behaviour
UNSW demonstrates how future buildings could adapt to human behaviour   Will buildings of the future change shape to respond to your behaviour? Possibly, say researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Built Environment. Computational design students at UNSW Built Environment in collaboration with Arup Group have revealed the “Centaur Pod”, an interactive meeting room .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Buried treasures: China’s Dune Art Museum’s construction nearly complete
Buried treasures: China’s Dune Art Museum’s construction nearly complete   A unique new art gallery that is buried in a sand dune is close to completing construction on the coast of Bohai Bay in northern China. Spanning a total area of 10,000 sqf (930sq m), the museum will accommodate a number of galleries of varying size, multiple studios and a café when it opens later this year. .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Joanna Lumley-backed Peter Pan centre to open late 2018 in Scotland
Joanna Lumley-backed Peter Pan centre to open late 2018 in Scotland   The inspiration behind the Peter Pan story, Moat Brae House, is being fully restored and turned into the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling in Dumfries, Scotland. Opening later this year, the centre hopes to attract around 250,000 visitors in its first five years and is being built by .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus
Work begins on Feyenoord's academy building and sports campus   Construction has begun on the new Feyenoord Academy and Sports Club Feyenoord in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Designed by MoederscheimMoonen Architects for Dutch top flight club Feyenoord, the complex will cater for both professional football, as well as house a leisure centre and outdoor sports facilities. It .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
PROMOTION: Les Mills offering 'opportunity of a lifetime' in New Zealand to experienced club manager
PROMOTION: Les Mills offering 'opportunity of a lifetime' in New Zealand to experienced club manager   Global fitness company Les Mills has launched a search for an experienced manager to lead its flagship club in Auckland City, New Zealand. As well as holding a key strategic position in the group, the successful candidate will be responsible for running the 6,500sq m club and leading a fitness team that looks .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
AR app launched by Minneapolis Institute of Art
AR app launched by Minneapolis Institute of Art   US art museum the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) has launched a new augmented reality (AR) app that is able to transform spaces into giant puzzles. Taking visitors through 12 puzzles, ‘Riddle Mia This’ encourages people to interact with works of art, as well as Mia’s physical space, inviting them to search .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
Core signs tech deal with Motosumo – will 'transform' its Schwinn indoor cycling offer
Core signs tech deal with Motosumo – will 'transform' its Schwinn indoor cycling offer   American fitness giant Core Health & Fitness has signed a strategic partnership with Danish tech firm Motosumo, with the aim of "revolutionising" Core's indoor cycling brand Schwinn. The partnership will combine Schwinn bikes with Motosumo-created apps and tech, which utilise smartphones to convert standard .... More>>
21 Sep 2018
More than 1,500 US museums offer free entry tomorrow for Museum Day
More than 1,500 US museums offer free entry tomorrow for Museum Day   The annual Museum Day in the US, organised by the Smithsonian Institute, kicks off across the country tomorrow (22 September), with more than 1,500 attractions offering free entry during the event. Participating institutions across the country will provide free entry to anybody that presents a Museum Day .... More>>
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