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20 Jun 2018
Artist Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi create Magna Carta monument
Artist Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi create Magna Carta monument   A major artwork by Mark Wallinger and architects Studio Octopi has been launched in the English district of Runnymede, celebrating the legacy of Magna Carta. Called Writ in Water, the architectural piece is a historic monument, remembering the time and place, over 800 years ago, that feudal barons forced King .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
‘Blue Zone Communities’ to be explored at GWS
‘Blue Zone Communities’ to be explored at GWS   Dan Buettner – who identified the five places in the world where people live the longest, healthiest lives and founded Blue Zone wellness communities – will discuss the science of living longer at the Global Wellness Summit this October at the Technogym headquarters in Cesena, Italy. Buettner is an explorer, .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
Brisbane’s ‘ugly duckling’ to be demolished for new underground station and Populous arena
Brisbane’s ‘ugly duckling’ to be demolished for new underground station and Populous arena   The Brisbane Transit Centre – often cited as the Australian city’s ugliest building – is to be demolished to make way for a metro station and leisure district, dominated by an entertainment area from architects Populous. The project was confirmed in last week’s Queensland State Budget 2018-9, with deputy .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
Christine Muchemu to receive ISPA Foundation scholarship
Christine Muchemu to receive ISPA Foundation scholarship   The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation will award Christine Muchemu from Ithaca, New York, the Mary Tabacchi Scholarship onstage during the general session at the 28th annual ISPA Conference & Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, from 24-26 September. Muchemu will receive .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
Rugby League World Cup launches legacy programme
Rugby League World Cup launches legacy programme   The Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has launched a legacy programme, which looks to use the tournament, to be hosted in England, as a catalyst to develop the game of rugby league and "engage with the widest possible audience". Called ‘Inspired by 2021’, the programme comprises three key strands: .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
MuseumNext Europe 2018: Museums urged to adopt AI as technology comes to the forefront
MuseumNext Europe 2018: Museums urged to adopt AI as technology comes to the forefront   For museums to succeed, they must adapt to the ever-expanding presence of artificial intelligence. That was the message delivered to delegates at the MuseumNext European conference, currently taking place in London. Speaking at the event, Sara Boutall a museum technologist and an account executive at data .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
C.F. Møller Architects reveal 'bright and slender sculptural landmark' for Aarhus
C.F. Møller Architects reveal 'bright and slender sculptural landmark' for Aarhus   Property developer Olav de Linde and Danish studio C.F. Møller Architects have revealed their plans to build a 144m (472ft) tall mixed-use tower in Aarhus, “welcoming city life into an active public realm”. Located on an industrial site close to the city’s port, the 38-storey Mindet 6 project will be “a bright .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
Two Women in Wellness conferences to be held in 2019
Two Women in Wellness conferences to be held in 2019   American Spa is bringing back its Women in Wellness Leadership Conference twice in 2019. The first event will take place 12 March, 2019, in New York City, and the second will take place on the US West Coast in October 2019. The conferences will be designed for women in the wellness industry looking to develop .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
Blythswood Square reopens penthouse following redesign
Blythswood Square reopens penthouse following redesign   Glasgow's Blythswood Square Hotel has reopened its VIP Penthouse suite following a major redesign by Graven Images designer, Jim Hamilton. The penthouse, designed to serve as a modern and luxurious oasis of calm in the heart of the bustling city, offers guests their own private spa break. It features two .... More>>
20 Jun 2018
International Sauna Congress brings together delegates from around the world
International Sauna Congress brings together delegates from around the world   The 17th International Sauna Congress took place earlier this month in the twin cities of Haparanda and Tornio, on the border between Sweden and Finland. Organised by the International Sauna Association (ISA), the event is held every four years in different parts of the world, and is a mixture of scientific .... More>>
19 Jun 2018
Christo causes a stir with 20m high floating Serpentine sculpture
Christo causes a stir with 20m high floating Serpentine sculpture   Environmental artist Christo has completed his latest mammoth temporary structure: a 20m stack of barrels floating in Hyde Park’s Serpentine Lake. The London Mastaba, Christo’s first outdoor public work in the UK, is formed of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform. Together they rise up to .... More>>
19 Jun 2018
Construction begins on Michael Maltzan Architecture's vast Inuit Art Centre
Construction begins on Michael Maltzan Architecture's vast Inuit Art Centre   Ground has broken on a new museum in Winnipeg that will be the largest single gallery space in the world devoted to Inuit art, culture, and history. Designed by Michael Maltzan Architecture, the 400,000sq ft (37,000sq m) Inuit Art Centre (IAC) is an addition to the existing Winnipeg Art Gallery, created by .... More>>
19 Jun 2018
Kelly Hoppen designs 22,000sq ft nature-inspired spa for Celebrity Cruises
Kelly Hoppen designs 22,000sq ft nature-inspired spa for Celebrity Cruises   Celebrity Cruises has unveiled its new The Spa on Celebrity Edge, a 22,000sq ft holistic spa inspired by nature and designed by Kelly Hoppen, who also designed the ship’s accommodations. “The spa has always been a sacred space to me; as a young girl, I always dreamt of designing my very own spa and Celebrity .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Origami-inspired 'AquaLagoon' opens at Disney and Center Parcs' nature village
Origami-inspired 'AquaLagoon' opens at Disney and Center Parcs' nature village   The star attraction at Disney and Center Parcs’ new Villages Nature development outside Paris has been completed. The practice of French architect Jacques Ferrier have completed the 9,000sqm (96,875sq ft) AquaLagoon, which houses one of the largest indoor waterparks in Europe. The tiered pyramid structure .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Inquest into Dreamworld deaths underway in Queensland
Inquest into Dreamworld deaths underway in Queensland   An inquest into the ride malfunction that killed four at the Dreamworld theme park in Australia is underway, with a Queensland court hearing there had been "a number" of previous incidents on the ride. The tragedy, which happened in October 2016, occured when two rafts on the park’s Thunder River rapids ride .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan as Disney finalises multi-billion dollar expansion for Tokyo theme park
Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan as Disney finalises multi-billion dollar expansion for Tokyo theme park   Frozen, Tangled and Peter Pan are coming to Disney's Tokyo theme park, after the operator announced a multi-billion dollar agreement with the Oriental Land Company for the largest expansion in the history of DisneySea. Expected to open in 2022, the development, which has been budgeted at .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo
World's first 'digital-only art museum' set to wow in Tokyo   Japanese multimedia art collective teamLab will open a unique Digital Art Museum on Thursday (21 June), permanently showcasing all of their dynamic interactive installations for the first time. The studio have partnered with the Mori Building Company to build the 10,000sq m (107,600sq ft) attraction, called .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
David Bowie exhibition breaks 2 million visitor mark
David Bowie exhibition breaks 2 million visitor mark   As it nears its curtain call, the travelling David Bowie is exhibition has hit a major landmark, welcoming its 2 millionth visitor this month. Currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, US, the show – which offers a look at the five-decade career of the iconic musician – has been breaking .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
21 Spaces complete 'playful' redesign of Dublin's historic Alex hotel
21 Spaces complete 'playful' redesign of Dublin's historic Alex hotel   Interior design studio 21 Spaces have completed an extensive refurbishment of one of Dublin’s most established hotels, The Alex. The 105-room hotel dates from 1990 and played an important role in the growth of the city. It is situated in Merrion Square, adjacent to the former industrial area. These .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Life Time opens two large Athletic Lifestyle clubs to expand US wellness portfolio
Life Time opens two large Athletic Lifestyle clubs to expand US wellness portfolio   US-based health and racquets club operator Life Time has opened two Athletic Lifestyle-branded clubs in Texas this month. The Athletic Lifestyle Resort Cypress, near Houston, features a 123,000sq ft (11,500sq m), two-storey health club with large gym floor and multiple exercise studios dedicated for indoor .... More>>
18 Jun 2018
Physical exercise 'protects against Alzheimer's'
Physical exercise 'protects against Alzheimer's'   Physical exercise and keeping fit can protect against the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology (CHP) at the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. The research by CHP shows that the rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained .... More>>
16 Jun 2018
Spirou theme park opens in southern France
Spirou theme park opens in southern France   A new theme park based on the adventures of Belgian comic strip character Spirou has opened its doors in Monteux, southern France. A €40m (US$46.5m, £35m) investment, Parc Spirou's first phase was inaugurated on 1 June, opening to the public today (16 June). Boasting variety of rollercoasters, .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Four Seasons Hotel George V to unveil new spa
Four Seasons Hotel George V to unveil new spa   The iconic Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris will officially unveil its new Le Spa this July, after an extensive renovation that includes a new 17m (55ft) swimming pool, vitality pool with hydromassage water experience circuit, a 90sq m (970sq ft) fitness room, and new results-driven treatments. The new Le Spa .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Kvorning masterminds Neolithic rock art exhibition in Norway
Kvorning masterminds Neolithic rock art exhibition in Norway   Copenhagen-based design studio Kvorning Design and Communication have created a new installation for Norway's Alta Museum, with the permanent exhibition examining a collection of rock art dating back to the Neolithic era. Located in Alta, Finnmark, the World Heritage Rock Art Centre – also known as the Alta .... More>>
15 Jun 2018
Village Roadshow brings Australia's first Topgolf attraction to Gold Coast
Village Roadshow brings Australia's first Topgolf attraction to Gold Coast   Australia’s largest theme park operator Village Roadshow has launched a new venture, expanding its attractions presence on the Gold Coast even further with the first Topgolf attraction to open outside of the US or Britain. The AU$35m (US$26m, €22.5m) joint venture development brings the popular brand to .... More>>
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