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Week's top news: Four Seasons launch design studio, Philippe Starck returns and Zaha Hadid Architects to build 'world's greenest stadium'

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Philippe Starck’s latest hotel a Zaha Hadid Architects stadium made entirely from wood.

Monday

• Hospitality giant Four Seasons has opened its own holistic design studio. Read here.

• Five years on from its inception, Southend Council is searching for an architect to develop a £49m (US$59.6m, €54m) museum to house the Saxon King’s relics. Read here.

Tuesday

• Wellness in architecture was a key topic at the Global Wellness Summit in Austria last month. Read here.

• A major milestone in the construction of Kengo Kuma’s V&A Museum of Design Dundee in Scotland has been reached, with the completion of the upper floor and public space. Read here.

• Carlo Ratti Associati have unveiled the design of a new master plan for the Currie Park waterfront of West Palm Beach, Florida, which features a floating public plaza partially submerged beneath the sea. Read here.

• After teasing “a beautiful and sustainable” solar roof concept in August, billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla founder Elon Musk has fully unveiled the technology. Read here.

Wednesday

• Architecture practice Cebra have unveiled concepts for a new cultural attraction focusing on the historic connection between Denmark, Greenland and the Arctic. Read here.

• Design and technology consultancy Hirsch & Mann are set to transform everyday pedestrian crossings into playful multi-sensory experiences after winning the 2016 Playable City Award. Read here.

• Designer Philippe Starck, architects Arquitectonica, hospitality group sbe and developer Related Group have joined forces to launch a “poetic” new hotel in Miami’s burgeoning Brickell neighbourhood. Read here.

• The director of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), Patrik Schumacher, has vowed the studio will continue to flourish despite the death of their pioneering founder earlier this year. Read here.

Thursday

• Universal Studios has broken ground on its largest ever theme park project – a CN¥50bn (US$7.4bn, €6.65bn, £6bn) development set to open in Beijing in 2020. Read here.

• A Dutch design agency claims to have found a simpler and cheaper solution to installing buildings with elevators or staircases: a pulley system that relies on “vertical walking.” Read here.

• SeaWorld has announced the formation of Deep Blue Creative – a new team within the company tasked with bringing to life innovative new experiences under its "fun and meaningful" philosophy. Read here.

• Following a seven-month international competition, English football club Forest Green Rovers has selected Zaha Hadid Architects to design its new all-wooden football stadium. Read here.

Friday

• The City of Helsinki has prepared a new funding proposal for establishing a Guggenheim museum in the city, after Finland’s co-ruling nationalist Finns party blocked state aid for the project’s development. Read here.

• Global sports and arena architects HOK have been tasked with designing “the world’s largest next-generation music and entertainment venue” in Las Vegas. Read here.

• Figures from the worlds of architecture, design, fashion and food have collaborated on a design-led hotel in the heart of Barcelona that “transports classicism to the present day.” 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

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Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Philippe Starck’s latest hotel a Zaha Hadid Architects stadium made entirely from wood.
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Week's top news: Four Seasons launch design studio, Philippe Starck returns and Zaha Hadid Architects to build 'world's greenest stadium'

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Philippe Starck’s latest hotel a Zaha Hadid Architects stadium made entirely from wood.

Monday

• Hospitality giant Four Seasons has opened its own holistic design studio. Read here.

• Five years on from its inception, Southend Council is searching for an architect to develop a £49m (US$59.6m, €54m) museum to house the Saxon King’s relics. Read here.

Tuesday

• Wellness in architecture was a key topic at the Global Wellness Summit in Austria last month. Read here.

• A major milestone in the construction of Kengo Kuma’s V&A Museum of Design Dundee in Scotland has been reached, with the completion of the upper floor and public space. Read here.

• Carlo Ratti Associati have unveiled the design of a new master plan for the Currie Park waterfront of West Palm Beach, Florida, which features a floating public plaza partially submerged beneath the sea. Read here.

• After teasing “a beautiful and sustainable” solar roof concept in August, billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla founder Elon Musk has fully unveiled the technology. Read here.

Wednesday

• Architecture practice Cebra have unveiled concepts for a new cultural attraction focusing on the historic connection between Denmark, Greenland and the Arctic. Read here.

• Design and technology consultancy Hirsch & Mann are set to transform everyday pedestrian crossings into playful multi-sensory experiences after winning the 2016 Playable City Award. Read here.

• Designer Philippe Starck, architects Arquitectonica, hospitality group sbe and developer Related Group have joined forces to launch a “poetic” new hotel in Miami’s burgeoning Brickell neighbourhood. Read here.

• The director of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), Patrik Schumacher, has vowed the studio will continue to flourish despite the death of their pioneering founder earlier this year. Read here.

Thursday

• Universal Studios has broken ground on its largest ever theme park project – a CN¥50bn (US$7.4bn, €6.65bn, £6bn) development set to open in Beijing in 2020. Read here.

• A Dutch design agency claims to have found a simpler and cheaper solution to installing buildings with elevators or staircases: a pulley system that relies on “vertical walking.” Read here.

• SeaWorld has announced the formation of Deep Blue Creative – a new team within the company tasked with bringing to life innovative new experiences under its "fun and meaningful" philosophy. Read here.

• Following a seven-month international competition, English football club Forest Green Rovers has selected Zaha Hadid Architects to design its new all-wooden football stadium. Read here.

Friday

• The City of Helsinki has prepared a new funding proposal for establishing a Guggenheim museum in the city, after Finland’s co-ruling nationalist Finns party blocked state aid for the project’s development. Read here.

• Global sports and arena architects HOK have been tasked with designing “the world’s largest next-generation music and entertainment venue” in Las Vegas. Read here.

• Figures from the worlds of architecture, design, fashion and food have collaborated on a design-led hotel in the heart of Barcelona that “transports classicism to the present day.” 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

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from Philippe Starck’s latest hotel a Zaha Hadid Architects stadium made entirely from wood.
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HCM magazine
Policing the rules, even if it means losing members, will be crucial to building trust as health clubs reopen, Paul Roberts tells Kath Hudson
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