World Leisure Jobs - Sasaki reimagine China's first professional soccer arena as wellness hub...
18 Mar 2019 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

10 Jan 2019

Sasaki reimagine China's first professional soccer arena as wellness hub
BY Andrew Manns

The firm's design features a number of recreational areas, restaurants, shops, and expanded public realm.

The firm's design features a number of recreational areas, restaurants, shops, and expanded public realm.
photo: Courtesy of Sasaki Associates

Interdisciplinary architecture firm Sasaki Associates have released images of their proposal to change the face of Hongkou stadium in Shanghai, China.

The future 50,000-seat sports complex will feature a number of wellness-focused green spaces, recreational amenities, and VIP clubs, plus a "cantilevered restaurant" offering panoramic views of the Shanghai skyline.

A museum memorialising Hongkou's role as China's first professional soccer arena will also be added to the venue's facilities.

Sasaki's proposed intervention, which recently won third place in the Chinese Futura Project category at the 2018 MIPIM Asia Awards, is also set to include a midline elevated park.

Described by the architects as a "recreational spine for the city", the skyway will run along the building's exterior and connect the stadium to the neighbouring Luxun Park via an extended concourse.

The route will also serve as a transport link uniting Shanghai's university campuses with the city’s commercial and entertainment districts.

In a statement, Sasaki – who collaborated with Studio NYL on the project – said they wanted to position the structure as a "community asset" that would symbolise "competitiveness and sportsmanship".



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

Print edition
 

News headlines
Parklane Limassol opens with 3,000sq m thalassotherapy spa
Parklane Limassol opens with 3,000sq m thalassotherapy spa   18 Mar 2019

The eagerly awaited Parklane Limassol, part of the Marriott’s Luxury Collection, has opened its doors this month after an estimated €70m (US$83m, .... more>>
Frich's Wood Hotel debuts in world's tallest timber building
Frich's Wood Hotel debuts in world's tallest timber building   18 Mar 2019

Frich's Wood Hotel has officially launched inside the recently completed Mjøstarnet building in Brumunddal, Norway. Featuring 72 rooms as well as .... more>>
Science Museum Group support STEM learning with new Manchester training academy
Science Museum Group support STEM learning with new Manchester training academy   18 Mar 2019

The Science Museum Group has opened a new training and education facility as part of its Science Museum Group Academy arm at Manchester’s Science and .... more>>
Heatherwick Studio's latticework "Vessel" finally opens to the public
Heatherwick Studio's latticework   18 Mar 2019

The tentatively named "Vessel" sculpture – arguably the most recognisable landmark in the entire Hudson Yards Development – has opened its doors in .... more>>
Company profile


Proinsight Research Ltd

Our main services are mystery shopping, internal audits and consumer research.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Dyaco UK launches the Johnny G Spirit Bike with first installation at Feelgood Fitness, Grantham

Dyaco UK launches the Johnny G Spirit Bike with first installation at Feelgood Fitness, Grantham

Dyaco UK has announced the official launch of the long-awaited Johnny G Spirit Bike to the UK, with the first installation in Feelgood Fitness in Grantham More>>




in this issue

• Lanserhof medical gym set for London
• UK's first referral accreditation launched
• Hard Rock to open hotel in London



World Leisure jobs




Personal Trainer
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Company: The Gym Group
Gym Trainer
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Milton Keynes, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: Battersea, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
General Manager
Salary: Up to £38000 per annum + Bonus
Location: Colliers Wood, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




20 Mar 2019

FIT Summit

Hotel Jen Tanglin, Singapore, Singapore


21-21 Mar 2019

Spa Connection / iConnection Event

Orange County Resort, Orange County, CA, United States



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Trends: Introducing Gen Z
How will this tech-savvy, social media-driven generation affect your business? More>>
  Tourism: High flyers
How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Thermal Spa: Taking the waters
Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa More>>
  Disruption: Rule breakers
Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations 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