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Week's top news: Hong Kong's huge sports park, China's 'bird airport' and pavilion commissions for Rem Koolhaas and Diébédo Francis Kéré

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from the Serpentine Pavilion’s next architect to the world’s first ‘bird airport’.

Monday

• In an exclusive interview with CLAD, the architect who oversaw the creation of Lisbon’s sparkling new Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology explains the inspiration behind the acclaimed design. Read here.

• Architecture studio HKS have been brought on board to design h.Club LA; the first international extension of London’s famous Hospital Club for film stars, musicians and members of high society. Read here.

• Jenny Sabin Studio have won the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) annual Young Architects Program, with their design of a socially and environmentally responsive installation that adapts to the densities of bodies, heat and sunlight. Read here.

• The Crown Prince of Denmark has inaugurated the new Royal Arena in Copenhagen, designed by architects 3XN to host national and international music, culture and sports events. Read here.

• The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has released a new video exploring the architectural inspiration and complex engineering challenges facing its forthcoming branch in Dundee, Scotland. Read here.

Tuesday

• Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Burkino Faso, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017. Read here.

• Scheduled to open this summer, the reimagined Burgenstock Resort Hotel Lake Lucerne will feature a gargantuan spa covering 10,000sq m (107,639 sq ft). Read here.

• Wellness real estate and technology firm Delos has announced the latest in a long line of strategic alliances. Read here.

• Architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international studio OMA have been announced as the high-profile designers of the 2017 MPavilion in Melbourne. Read here.

• The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has indirectly criticised US president Donald Trump for his attempts to suspend immigration to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read here.

Wednesday

• The developers of a 28 hectare sports complex in Hong Kong have released new renderings and a promotional video showcasing the project, which is being considered for approval by the territory’s Town Planning Board (TPB). Read here.

• Landscape architects McGregor Coxall have won an international competition to design a wetland nature sanctuary envisioned as the world’s very first “bird airport”. Read here.

• The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is marking its tenth anniversary by publishing a manifesto that identifies the key challenges architects face in the next decade. Read here.

• Increasing crossovers between work and leisure are creating new challenges for hospitality designers, says Conran & Partners' Tina Norden, in an interview with CLAD. Read here.

Thursday

• Architecture firm Benoy have released their latest designs for a retail-led leisure destination on China’s reclaimed Hexin Island in Hainan province. Read here.

• The public consultation process for the proposed Hong Kong Palace Museum has been extended and new designs of the building released. Read here.

• A “stadium-like” new aquatics centre in Budapest has been unveiled ahead of the World Swimming Championships, which will be held at the venue in five months. Read here.

Friday

• The extraordinary life and career of music icon David Bowie could be marked with a gravity-defying lightning bolt sculpture in the London district where he was born. Read here.

• Located in Djibouti on the horn of Africa, the 740sq m (7,965sq ft) Kempinski The Spa at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, is now open. Read here.

• The organisation responsible for delivering the stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has appointed the main contractor to build the 40,000-capacity Al Thumama ground. Read here.

• Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter have won an international competition to design a public trail, amphitheatre and viewing platform along an abandoned railway line in Alsace, France. Read here.

For a quick and comprehensive overview of all our recent stories, take a look at CLAD's Grid View mode.

For more leisure design and architecture news you can check the CLAD website every day and follow us on Twitter @CLADglobal

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from the Serpentine Pavilion’s next architect to the world’s first ‘bird airport’.
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News

Week's top news: Hong Kong's huge sports park, China's 'bird airport' and pavilion commissions for Rem Koolhaas and Diébédo Francis Kéré

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from the Serpentine Pavilion’s next architect to the world’s first ‘bird airport’.

Monday

• In an exclusive interview with CLAD, the architect who oversaw the creation of Lisbon’s sparkling new Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology explains the inspiration behind the acclaimed design. Read here.

• Architecture studio HKS have been brought on board to design h.Club LA; the first international extension of London’s famous Hospital Club for film stars, musicians and members of high society. Read here.

• Jenny Sabin Studio have won the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) annual Young Architects Program, with their design of a socially and environmentally responsive installation that adapts to the densities of bodies, heat and sunlight. Read here.

• The Crown Prince of Denmark has inaugurated the new Royal Arena in Copenhagen, designed by architects 3XN to host national and international music, culture and sports events. Read here.

• The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has released a new video exploring the architectural inspiration and complex engineering challenges facing its forthcoming branch in Dundee, Scotland. Read here.

Tuesday

• Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Burkino Faso, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017. Read here.

• Scheduled to open this summer, the reimagined Burgenstock Resort Hotel Lake Lucerne will feature a gargantuan spa covering 10,000sq m (107,639 sq ft). Read here.

• Wellness real estate and technology firm Delos has announced the latest in a long line of strategic alliances. Read here.

• Architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international studio OMA have been announced as the high-profile designers of the 2017 MPavilion in Melbourne. Read here.

• The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has indirectly criticised US president Donald Trump for his attempts to suspend immigration to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read here.

Wednesday

• The developers of a 28 hectare sports complex in Hong Kong have released new renderings and a promotional video showcasing the project, which is being considered for approval by the territory’s Town Planning Board (TPB). Read here.

• Landscape architects McGregor Coxall have won an international competition to design a wetland nature sanctuary envisioned as the world’s very first “bird airport”. Read here.

• The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is marking its tenth anniversary by publishing a manifesto that identifies the key challenges architects face in the next decade. Read here.

• Increasing crossovers between work and leisure are creating new challenges for hospitality designers, says Conran & Partners' Tina Norden, in an interview with CLAD. Read here.

Thursday

• Architecture firm Benoy have released their latest designs for a retail-led leisure destination on China’s reclaimed Hexin Island in Hainan province. Read here.

• The public consultation process for the proposed Hong Kong Palace Museum has been extended and new designs of the building released. Read here.

• A “stadium-like” new aquatics centre in Budapest has been unveiled ahead of the World Swimming Championships, which will be held at the venue in five months. Read here.

Friday

• The extraordinary life and career of music icon David Bowie could be marked with a gravity-defying lightning bolt sculpture in the London district where he was born. Read here.

• Located in Djibouti on the horn of Africa, the 740sq m (7,965sq ft) Kempinski The Spa at Djibouti Palace Kempinski, is now open. Read here.

• The organisation responsible for delivering the stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has appointed the main contractor to build the 40,000-capacity Al Thumama ground. Read here.

• Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter have won an international competition to design a public trail, amphitheatre and viewing platform along an abandoned railway line in Alsace, France. Read here.

For a quick and comprehensive overview of all our recent stories, take a look at CLAD's Grid View mode.

For more leisure design and architecture news you can check the CLAD website every day and follow us on Twitter @CLADglobal

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from the Serpentine Pavilion’s next architect to the world’s first ‘bird airport’.
CLD,ARC,DES,DEV
THUMB17535_320860.jpg

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Researchers have shed new light on the effects of HIIT on skeletal muscle, according to a study published on the eLife platform
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The body composition specialists are showing no signs of slowing down, with new leadership and launches for 2022
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It’s now just days to go until your leading trade show for the fitness, physical activity and sports therapy industry kicks off in London!
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EGYM has announced an integration with a leading UK-based software company Fisikal to enhance its capabilities to serve the needs of enterprise customers running multi-site operations.
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Featured operator news: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
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Featured operator news: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
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Company profile: Funxtion International BV
Funxtion is the only independent B2B company that offers a full ecosystem of customizable digital ...
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Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix provides innovative commercial fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
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Runcorn
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Diary dates
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Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
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Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
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