World Leisure Jobs - London's first riverside linear park to feature 'wellness portals'...
18 Jul 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

14 May 2019

London's first riverside linear park to feature 'wellness portals'
BY Andrew Manns

Dubbed

Dubbed "The Tide", the new park was designed by the same team that designed New York's High Line – Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
photo: Courtesy of DS+R

New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) have unveiled the first series of renderings of "The Tide", a linear park planned for London's Greenwich Peninsula.

The future leisure area will comprise 500 hectares of Thameside public realm and feature an array of contemporary art installations, sculpture gardens, terraces, and promenades.

The space will also play host to a number of audio wellness portals (designed by BeBox), eateries, and a clubhouse with an exercise studio.

The brainchild of lifestyle coach Chris Connor, BeBox programmes have been described as "meditative audiovisual soundscapes" that connect users to the "beauty of the present moment".

Other members of the Tide project team include designers GROSS MAX and Neiheiser Argyros.

Arup devised the scheme's ground-level structures, while AKT II took care of its elevated portions.

Speaking on the project, Benjamin Gilmartin, partner at DS+R, commented: "The design of The Tide seeks to embed a new public realm into the daily rhythms of Greenwich Peninsula by layering together its currents of activity into a thickened landscape.

"Visitors will experience the park from varying vantage points, from street level up to nine-metre-high elevated paths that weave through the site to plug into the existing network of leisure, art, and social life across neighbourhoods.

The park is being built in phases, with the first stage of the attraction – a hectare-long walkway and promontory with gardens and cafés – scheduled to open on 5 July.



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

Print edition
 

News headlines
Former president Chris Clawson returns to Life Fitness as CEO
Former president Chris Clawson returns to Life Fitness as CEO   18 Jul 2019

Life Fitness has appointed Chris Clawson as its CEO, succeeding the outgoing Jason Worthy. Clawson previously served as President of Life Fitness – .... more>>
Physical activity boosts brain function in overweight individuals
Physical activity boosts brain function in overweight individuals   18 Jul 2019

Exercise has the ability to improve brain function in previously sedentary, overweight individuals. The University of Tübingen in Germany studied .... more>>
We can help politicians to help the museum sector, says NEMO chief
We can help politicians to help the museum sector, says NEMO chief   18 Jul 2019

Julie Ward – a member of the European Parliament – had an interesting and informative day, hands-on as an intern at the Bonnefantenmuseum in .... more>>
Second Lefay Resort with 5,000sq m spa set for August opening
Second Lefay Resort with 5,000sq m spa set for August opening   17 Jul 2019

Destination spa Lefay will open its second luxury eco spa resort in the Italian Dolomites on 1 August. Located in the ski area of Madonna di .... more>>
Company profile


Proinsight Research Ltd

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

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Moving with ease and style

Moving with ease and style

Beauty therapists getting dressed for work in the morning need a quick, hassle-free comfortable uniform solution. More>>




in this issue

• Merlin sold in US$7.49bn mega deal
• Rathbone Boxing Club opens in London
• Serpentine Pavilion opens to thje public



World Leisure jobs




Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Lower Clapton, London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Tadworth, Surrey, UK
Company: GLL
Catering Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nailsea, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Lifeguard / Duty Assistant
Salary: £18,423 plus Performance Related Bonus
Location:
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




18-20 Jul 2019

Indonesia International Amusement & Leisure Expo (IIALE 2019)

Jakarta International Expo , Jakarta, Indonesia


23-25 Jul 2019

National Sports Convention (NSC)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Sioux-per foods
The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman, is on a mission to revive indigenous cuisine More>>
  Interview: Louis D’Amore
Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Sports: Play to the crowd
When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option More>>
  Regeneration: High ideals
In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort 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