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HOK sports division recognised for sustainability credentials
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
HOK’s sport and recreation division has been recognised for its sustainability credentials, being nominated for a Sports Humanitarian of the Year award.
Your Personal Training links up with Future Fit
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Your Personal Training, the fitness professional management company, has teamed up Future Fit Training’s Pro Zone network.
Teenagers as inactive as 60-year-olds, study concludes
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Deven Pamben
Physical activity levels among teenagers are similar to that of 60-year olds, according to US research.
How did AECOM design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion? The firm reveal all to CLAD
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Three of AECOM’s leading engineers have told CLAD how they used advanced in digital technology to complete this year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London.
Host cities for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 revealed
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Nine French cities have been chosen to host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Exclusive: Moscow startup eyes global expansion with free-roam VR experiences
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Russian virtual reality startup Anvio VR has set its sights on establishing multiple worldwide attractions after launching its debut product, a free-roam multiplayer zombie shooter which tracks the entire human body.
Intercontinental to open first onsen resort
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Jane Kitchen
InterContinental Hotels will open its first onsen resort in the Japanese city of Beppu in 2019.
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Architecture competition organiser Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) has officially launched the one-stage race to find a designer for a new concert centre in Kaunas.
NBA franchise strikes new arena deal
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
A new purpose-built basketball arena is being lined up for the district of Los Angeles where the US$1.9bn LA Rams American football stadium is currently being built.
Can meditation and yoga 'reverse' harmful DNA reactions?
POSTED 23 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Walker
Wellness-focused mind-body interventions – such as meditation, yoga and tai chi – appear to be able to 'reverse' harmful molecular reactions in DNA.
UNStudio complete 'vertical public square' with striking Shanghai mall
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
International architecture firm UNStudio have completed a diamond-patterned destination for shopping, strolling and socialising in Shanghai.
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site.
FaulknerBrowns to masterplan '21st century seaside destination' in Bangor
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
A consortium including British architects FaulknerBrowns has been appointed as the preferred developer to regenerate Queen’s Parade in Bangor, Northern Ireland.
Sue Campbell to end 22-year association with the Youth Sport Trust
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Baroness Sue Campbell will step down as the chair of the Youth Sport Trust after more than two decades, prompting the organisation to search for a new figurehead.
ECB lays hybrid turf at Loughborough performance centre
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has taken inspiration from Premier League football clubs and installed hybrid turf at its National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough.
Stanton Williams complete transformation of historic Nantes art museum
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
A historic fine art museum in Nantes, France, will re-open to the public tomorrow (23 June) following a major transformation by British architecture practice Stanton Williams.
Macklin named spa manager at upcoming Swinton Estate spa
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Jane Kitchen
Richard Macklin has been appointed spa manager for the new Country Club & Spa at Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire, England, set to open in July 2017.
Houston's Holocaust Museum unveils US$33.8m expansion
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Houston’s Holocaust Museum has announced plans to nearly triple in size following a US$15m (€13.5m, £11.8m) gift from longtime patrons Lester and Sue Smith.
Sport Wales opens up £3m community physical activity fund
POSTED 22 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Community groups, sports clubs and businesses have the chance to bid for a portion of a £3m (US$3.8m, €3.4m) physical activity fund being made available by Sport Wales.
Moomin Museum opens in Tampere
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The birthplace of illustrator and writer Tove Jansson is now home to a museum dedicated to her most famous creation – The Moomins – which has opened in Finland.
     
 


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23 Jun 2017
HOK sports division recognised for sustainability credentials
HOK sports division recognised for sustainability credentials   HOK’s sport and recreation division has been recognised for its sustainability credentials, being nominated for a Sports Humanitarian of the Year award. The Kansas-based architecture practice finds itself in the Corporate Community Impact Award category of the third edition of the ceremony, which is organised .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Your Personal Training links up with Future Fit
Your Personal Training links up with Future Fit   Your Personal Training, the fitness professional management company, has teamed up Future Fit Training’s Pro Zone network. As part of the deal, Your Personal Training’s 800-plus members will have access to advice, expertise and best practice examples developed by Future Fit. New content will be provided to .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Teenagers as inactive as 60-year-olds, study concludes
Teenagers as inactive as 60-year-olds, study concludes   Physical activity levels among teenagers are similar to that of 60-year olds, according to US research. The study confirmed that World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations of at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity a day for children aged five to 17 years were not being met. Johns .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
How did AECOM design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion? The firm reveal all to CLAD
How did AECOM design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion? The firm reveal all to CLAD   Three of AECOM’s leading engineers have told CLADglobal how they used advanced in digital technology to complete this year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London. Director Jon Leach, associate director Amy Koerbel and principal engineer Michael Orr explained how virtual and augmented reality software allowed .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Host cities for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 revealed
Host cities for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 revealed   Nine French cities have been chosen to host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Stadiums in Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes will host 24 countries competing in 52 matches. It will be the eighth edition of the tournament, and event organisers will be hoping .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Exclusive: Moscow startup eyes global expansion with free-roam VR experiences
Exclusive: Moscow startup eyes global expansion with free-roam VR experiences   Russian virtual reality startup Anvio VR has set its sights on establishing multiple worldwide attractions after launching its debut product, a free-roam multiplayer zombie shooter which tracks the entire human body. Called City Z, the Oculus Rift-powered experience debuted in Moscow in April. It uses .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Intercontinental to open first onsen resort
Intercontinental to open first onsen resort   InterContinental Hotels will open its first onsen resort in the Japanese city of Beppu in 2019. The city of Beppu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has more than 2,400 natural springs, and has long been a favourite with locals as an onsen retreat. The ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa will .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'   Architecture competition organiser Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) has launched the one-stage race to find a designer for a new concert centre in Kaunas. Practices from across the world have been invited to produce concept designs for “an emblematic new building of national and international significance”; .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
NBA franchise strikes new arena deal
NBA franchise strikes new arena deal   A new purpose-built basketball arena is being lined up for the district of Los Angeles where the US$1.9bn LA Rams American football stadium is currently being built. National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise the LA Clippers has entered into a negotiating agreement with the City of Inglewood to explore the .... More>>
23 Jun 2017
Can meditation and yoga 'reverse' harmful DNA reactions?
Can meditation and yoga 'reverse' harmful DNA reactions?   Wellness-focused mind-body interventions – such as meditation, yoga and tai chi – appear to be able to 'reverse' harmful molecular reactions in DNA. The claim is made in a study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, which reviewed more than a decade of studies analysing how the behaviour of .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
UNStudio complete 'vertical public square' with striking Shanghai mall
UNStudio complete 'vertical public square' with striking Shanghai mall   International architecture firm UNStudio have completed a diamond-patterned destination for shopping, strolling and socialising in Shanghai. Lane 189, located in the Putuo district of the Chinese city, has been designed to “rearrange the typical mall into a vertical city centre.” It is a seven-storey leisure .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system   The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site. Starting on 1 July, tourists will need a timed entry permit to access the site, which will have two daily time slots, removing the existing ticketing method which .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
FaulknerBrowns to masterplan '21st century seaside destination' in Bangor
FaulknerBrowns to masterplan '21st century seaside destination' in Bangor   A consortium including British architects FaulknerBrowns has been appointed as the preferred developer to regenerate Queen’s Parade in Bangor, Northern Ireland. Investment manager Cubic3 is leading the group, called Angelvale, which includes a number of international entertainment and leisure investors and .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Sue Campbell to end 22-year association with the Youth Sport Trust
Sue Campbell to end 22-year association with the Youth Sport Trust   Baroness Sue Campbell will step down as the chair of the Youth Sport Trust after more than two decades, prompting the organisation to search for a new figurehead. Campbell will officially leave in December, ending 22 years of service with the organisation, which she headed up firstly as chief executive and .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
ECB lays hybrid turf at Loughborough performance centre
ECB lays hybrid turf at Loughborough performance centre   The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has taken inspiration from Premier League football clubs and installed hybrid turf at its National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough. Turf manufacturer SIS Pitches has laid two surfaces at the centre made from 95 per cent natural grass and 5 per cent twisted .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Stanton Williams complete transformation of historic Nantes art museum
Stanton Williams complete transformation of historic Nantes art museum   A historic fine art museum in Nantes, France, will re-open to the public tomorrow (23 June) following a major transformation by British architecture practice Stanton Williams. The firm have designed several extensions to the Musée d'arts de Nantes’ original 19th Century ‘Palais’ building and 17th Century Oratory .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Macklin named spa manager at upcoming Swinton Estate spa
Macklin named spa manager at upcoming Swinton Estate spa   Richard Macklin has been appointed spa manager for the new Country Club & Spa at Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire, England, set to open in July 2017. “We’re thrilled Richard is joining us,” said Felicity Cunliffe-Lister, owner of Swinton Estate. “His wealth of experience will ensure the spa has a flying .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Houston's Holocaust Museum unveils US$33.8m expansion
Houston's Holocaust Museum unveils US$33.8m expansion   Houston’s Holocaust Museum has announced plans to nearly triple in size following a US$15m (€13.5m, £11.8m) gift from longtime patrons Lester and Sue Smith. The Smith’s donation goes towards the museum’s ongoing US$49.4m (€43.9m, £39.6m) capital fundraising campaign, which includes in addition to costs for .... More>>
22 Jun 2017
Sport Wales opens up £3m community physical activity fund
Sport Wales opens up £3m community physical activity fund   Community groups, sports clubs and businesses have the chance to bid for a portion of a £3m (US$3.8m, €3.4m) physical activity fund being made available by Sport Wales. The National Lottery funding will be distributed via two pots - the Community Chest fund and Development Grants. The former offers .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Moomin Museum opens in Tampere
Moomin Museum opens in Tampere   The birthplace of illustrator and writer Tove Jansson is now home to a museum dedicated to her most famous creation – The Moomins – which has opened in Finland. The gallery in Tampere offers the first permanent repository for Moomin memorabilia and artefacts, with Tampere Art Museum’s Moominvalley .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Exclusive: Daniel Libeskind urges more democracy in design
Exclusive: Daniel Libeskind urges more democracy in design   Citizens should be empowered to play a much more active role in the design of the built environment as part of democratic society, the architect Daniel Libeskind has argued. In an exclusive interview with CLADglobal, Libeskind said that the need to enhance public participation in the design process is .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Edgbaston capacity increased for first day/night test in Britain
Edgbaston capacity increased for first day/night test in Britain   Edgbaston, the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, will have its capacity increased as it prepares to host the first day/night test match on British soil. A temporary stand supplied by Arena Seating will see the ground’s capacity raised by 850 to see England take on the West Indies from Thursday 17 to .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Global Wellness Summit to focus on next generation DNA testing
Global Wellness Summit to focus on next generation DNA testing   The impact that next generation DNA testing will have on wellness industries will be explored at this year's 2017 Global Wellness Summit (GWS), with delegates given the opportunity to take a DNA-based assessment beforehand. Over the next three to five years DNA tests will include nutrition and wellbeing testing .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Paramount splits from £3.2bn Kent theme park project
Paramount splits from £3.2bn Kent theme park project   London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has announced a surprise split from the film studio, which was to act as the masthead for the multi-billion-pound attraction. The £3.2bn (US$4bn, €3.6bn) London Paramount project was being lined up as a major .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Dramatic new images for soaring treetop attraction above Danish forest
Dramatic new images for soaring treetop attraction above Danish forest   Danish architects EFFEKT have released new images showcasing the spiralling 45m tall (147.6ft) observation tower they are designing in a preserved Danish forest. The studio won planning permission in January to design “a new and unique destination” for the Camp Adventure park in Gisselfeld Klosters Skove, an .... More>>
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