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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.
Exclusive: Daniel Libeskind urges more democracy in design
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
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.
Edgbaston capacity increased for first day/night test in Britain
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
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.
Global Wellness Summit to focus on next generation DNA testing
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Deven Pamben
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.
Paramount splits from £3.2bn Kent theme park project
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
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.
Dramatic new images for soaring treetop attraction above Danish forest
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Danish architects EFFEKT have released new images showcasing the spiralling 45m tall (147.6ft) observation tower they are designing in a preserved Danish forest.
Marc Cohen leads study finding acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Jane Kitchen
A large, randomised controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients.
Jennie Price recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list
POSTED 21 Jun 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Jennie Price, the chief executive of Sport England, has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
Diébédo Francis Kére unveils a Serpentine Pavilion that celebrates community gathering
POSTED 20 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
This year's Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré, has opened today (20 June) in London’s Hyde Park.
China removes foreign trade restrictions on large-scale theme park projects
POSTED 20 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
China has removed restrictions on foreign investment in large-scale theme park projects, opening up the possibility for new developments in what is already a hotbed for theme parks under development.
Seven competing designs revealed for new Edinburgh landmark
POSTED 20 Jun 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The seven diverse proposals from the design teams vying to create a new ampitheatre and pavilion in the heart of Edinburgh have been revealed to the public.
Youth ambassadors appointed to allocate millions in heritage funding
POSTED 20 Jun 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has appointed 17 young people from across the UK as heritage ambassadors, with the group selected to allocate millions of pounds in lottery funding to youth-focused heritage projects.
     
 


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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>>
21 Jun 2017
Marc Cohen leads study finding acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients
Marc Cohen leads study finding acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients   A large, randomised controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients. Led by professor Marc Cohen of RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia – who is chair of the Global Wellness Institute's .... More>>
21 Jun 2017
Jennie Price recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list
Jennie Price recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list   Jennie Price, the chief executive of Sport England, has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Price, who has been with the grassroots sports quango for a decade, was awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). She was recognised alongside other .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Diébédo Francis Kére unveils a Serpentine Pavilion that celebrates community gathering
Diébédo Francis Kére unveils a Serpentine Pavilion that celebrates community gathering   This year's Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré, has been unveiled today (20 June) in London’s Hyde Park. At a press launch, the architect told CLADglobal that the high-profile commission had given him an “exciting opportunity to explore new ideas, new ways of shaping space, new .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
China removes foreign trade restrictions on large-scale theme park projects
China removes foreign trade restrictions on large-scale theme park projects   China has removed restrictions on foreign investment in large-scale theme park projects, opening up the possibility for new developments in what is already a hotbed for theme parks under development. China’s leaders have previously pledged to open the country’s economy – the second largest in the world – to .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Seven competing designs revealed for new Edinburgh landmark
Seven competing designs revealed for new Edinburgh landmark   Seven diverse proposals from the design teams vying to create a new ampitheatre and pavilion in the heart of Edinburgh have been revealed to the public. The new landmark Ross Pavilion is intended to revitalise Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens, one of the city’s most emblematic places, and the shortlisted .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Youth ambassadors appointed to allocate millions in heritage funding
Youth ambassadors appointed to allocate millions in heritage funding   The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has appointed 17 young people from across the UK as heritage ambassadors, with the group selected to allocate millions of pounds in lottery funding to youth-focused heritage projects. An effort to increase participation in heritage for under 25s, the £10m (US$12.6m, €11.3m) .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Fitness First opens Dubai training club
Fitness First opens Dubai training club   Fitness First Middle East has opened an athletics-inspired club which focuses on fitness programmes in Mudon, Dubai. Training facilities include a fully-equipped cardio theatre, an outdoor functional training zone and a swimming pool. The Mudon club is the first in the region to have a Kube Wall, which .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
SeaWorld continues conservation focus with Rescue Coaster San Antonio debut
SeaWorld continues conservation focus with Rescue Coaster San Antonio debut   SeaWorld’s push for fun and meaningful experiences is continuing, with the debut of Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster at its San Antonio theme park. Part of a US$175m (€156.8m, £137.9m) investment into new attractions across all of its US parks, the multi-launch rollercoaster has been created with an .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Suspended museum directors return to work following high court ruling
Suspended museum directors return to work following high court ruling   Five directors of Italian museums, suspended after a controversial court ruling deemed their appointments illegal, have returned to work on a temporary basis. The historic shakeup of Italy’s culture sector came in 2015, when the Italian government appointed 20 museum directors, seven foreign, to run the .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
ESPA opens branded spa in Bath
ESPA opens branded spa in Bath   The spa at Lucknam Park in Bath is relaunching next month in partnership with skincare brand ESPA – one of only three ESPA-branded spas in the UK. The spa has added a new relaxation area, and will include ESPA’s signature treatments, including the Inner Calm Massage and the Optimal Skin Health Facial. The spa .... More>>
20 Jun 2017
Value of South African spa industry reaches R1.54bn
Value of South African spa industry reaches R1.54bn   The total revenues generated by the South African health and beauty spa industry is estimated to have reached R1.54bn (US$119m, €107m, £93m) during 2016. According to figures from the Health and Beauty Spa Industry in South Africa 2017, there are now more than 700 spa facilities in the country, employing .... More>>
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