World Leisure Jobs - ‘Sympathetic and poetic’ design revealed for Sevenoaks Nature and Wellbeing Visitor Centre ...
16 Aug 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

13 Jun 2018

‘Sympathetic and poetic’ design revealed for Sevenoaks Nature and Wellbeing Visitor Centre
BY Kim Megson

A series of nestling forms will be integrated with the reserve setting

A series of nestling forms will be integrated with the reserve setting
photo: RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Studio McLeod and Ekkist have won the competition to design a new visitor centre for Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve in Kent – a flagship visitor centre for the attraction.

The pair were selected ahead of alternative submissions from ArkleBoyce Architects, Ben Adams Architects and Bilska de Beaupuy.

“They are committed to bringing our vision to life with a building that engages people in looking after nature and their own wellbeing," said Stevie Rice of the Kent Wildlife Trust, explaining the choice of winners.

“They have designed a space that addresses the sensitivities of the site but has the ability to provide the local community with a space that they can use effectively whilst experiencing the wellbeing benefits of connecting with nature.”

A series of nestling forms will be integrated with the reserve setting. RIBA adviser Lynne Sullivan said: “The panel felt the team had successfully interpreted the therapeutic ethos of the project by seamlessly integrating these aspects into an architecture which has resonance, relevance and rigour - giving form to the ambition to develop an innovative Nature and Wellbeing Centre appropriate for the 21st Century”.

She praised the “sympathetic and poetic approach” and the “convincingly pragmatic and practical philosophy on spatial organisation and construction.”



Connect with
World Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Cooper Robertson appoint new director of architecture
Cooper Robertson appoint new director of architecture   15 Aug 2018

American architectural practice Cooper Robertson have made a swathe of in-house promotions, including the appointment of a new director of .... more>>
Boston Four Seasons is now the city’s third-tallest building
Boston Four Seasons is now the city’s third-tallest building   15 Aug 2018

The developer behind a new Four Seasons hotel and residential unit has called it “the finest and most architecturally-significant skyscraper ever .... more>>
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition
UNStudio’s ‘Green Spine’ wins Melbourne Southbank competition   15 Aug 2018

An innovative two-tower design – consisting of vertically networked platforms, terraces and verandas – has been selected winner of an AU$2bn .... more>>
Royal Society launches Places of Science small museums fund
Royal Society launches Places of Science small museums fund   15 Aug 2018

The Royal Society has announced “Places of Science”, a new funding scheme for small museums in Britain. The programme, which will award grants of up .... more>>
Company profile


Ridgeway Furniture Manufacturing Limited

Our commitment is to manufacture and install all products directly to clients, fully meeting and beating their expectations.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Open banking set to bolster gym member payments

Open banking set to bolster gym member payments

Open Banking is here, and the competition and market authorities say it will drive competition and innovation in retail banking. More>>




in this issue

• 1Rebel cycle concept is world's first
• Iconic Gold's Gym brand is up for sale
• Hospitality 'to generate £100bn' in 2018'



World Leisure jobs




Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: Tadworth, Surrey
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Leytonstone, East London
Company: GLL
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Portsmouth, UK
Company: énergie group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Carlisle, Cumbiria
Company: GLL
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24 Apr - 26 Nov 2018

MAPIC Russia

Expocentre, Moscow, Russia


14-16 Aug 2018

Australasian Gaming Expo - AGE 2018

International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, Australia



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Editor’s letter: Mental health
Liz Terry shares her thoughts More>>
  Promotional feature: Alliance Leisure
The future of leisure in times of austerity More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  New opening: Future of leisure
Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres? More>>
  Tourism: Ireland’s wild side
The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd