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19 Mar 2019
Banyan Tree to open first European hotel in Corfu
Banyan Tree to open first European hotel in Corfu   Banyan Tree will open its first property in Europe this summer, an Angsana-branded hotel on the Greek island of Corfu. Angsana Corfu will include one of the largest spas in Corfu, with more than 50 treatments on the menu, as well as wellness programmes focussing on yoga, fitness, vitality and healthy living. .... More>>
19 Mar 2019
Former Bible Society headquarters to be reborn as luxury residential tower in New York
Former Bible Society headquarters to be reborn as luxury residential tower in New York   Sales for the Park Loggia – a 32-storey condominium situated on Manhattan's Upper West Side – are set to get underway this spring. Overhauled by global architecture office Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM), who originally created the Brutalist building in 1966 for the American Bible Society, the residences .... More>>
19 Mar 2019
Snarkitecture’s interactive Snark Park art space opens in New York’s Hudson Yards
Snarkitecture’s interactive Snark Park art space opens in New York’s Hudson Yards   A new interactive exhibition space, courtesy of US design studio Snarkitecture, has opened in the thriving Hudson Yards development in Manhattan, New York. Called Snark Park, the new 6,000sq ft (557sq m) space will put on three major experiences per year, starting with its first installation, Lost and .... More>>
19 Mar 2019
Alpine spa opens at Alpamare Waterpark
Alpine spa opens at Alpamare Waterpark   A new alpine-inspired spa has opened at Alpamare Scarborough, a waterpark attraction in Yorkshire, UK. Sitting alongside the waterpark, which opened in 2016, the 1,000sq m (10,700sq ft) spa, called Wellness at Alpamare, was created by consultancy firm Spa4 and offers a wide range of treatments inspired by .... More>>
19 Mar 2019
Marissa Hermer forays into US market with Fettle-designed brasserie in Los Angeles
Marissa Hermer forays into US market with Fettle-designed brasserie in Los Angeles   International design studio Fettle have created the Draycott in Los Angeles, CA – the first restaurant from English restauranteur and television personality Marissa Hermer to open in the US. The 186-cover eatery, which takes its name from Draycott Avenue in London (where Hermer met her husband, Matt) features a .... More>>
18 Mar 2019
Parklane Limassol opens with 3,000sq m thalassotherapy spa
Parklane Limassol opens with 3,000sq m thalassotherapy spa   The eagerly awaited Parklane Limassol, part of the Marriott’s Luxury Collection, has opened its doors this month after an estimated €70m (US$83m, £62m) renovation. The resort was previously the Le Meridien hotel, and is well-known for its large thalassotherapy facilities, which span 3,000sq m (32,292sq ft), .... More>>
18 Mar 2019
Frich's Wood Hotel debuts in world's tallest timber building
Frich's Wood Hotel debuts in world's tallest timber building   Frich's Wood Hotel has officially launched inside the recently completed Mjøstarnet building in Brumunddal, Norway. Featuring 72 rooms as well as an exterior garden, a restaurant, a pool, and a bar, the hotel is connected to a range of cycling and walking trails and faces Mjøs, Norway's largest lake. Other .... More>>
18 Mar 2019
Science Museum Group support STEM learning with new Manchester training academy
Science Museum Group support STEM learning with new Manchester training academy   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 Industry Museum. The new hub is the company’s first in the north of England, with the original being operative at the Science Museum in London, and will provide .... More>>
18 Mar 2019
Heatherwick Studio's latticework "Vessel" finally opens to the public
Heatherwick Studio's latticework   The tentatively named "Vessel" sculpture – arguably the most recognisable landmark in the entire Hudson Yards Development – has opened its doors in Manhattan, New York. Conceived by London-based architecture practice Heatherwick Studio, Vessel, which was inspired by the "ancient stepwells of India" stands 46 .... More>>
16 Mar 2019
Former Guggenheim director Thomas Krens has ambitious multi-museum plans for Massachusetts city
Former Guggenheim director Thomas Krens has ambitious multi-museum plans for Massachusetts city   Thomas Krens, the former director of New York’s Guggenheim Museum, has detailed his ambitious plans for North Adams, Massachusetts, which centre around a railway museum. Krens’ plans include several museums forming a cultural hub in the city, centred around the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary .... More>>
15 Mar 2019
Proposed new Melbourne water park would be southern hemisphere’s largest
Proposed new Melbourne water park would be southern hemisphere’s largest   A new AU$100m (US$70.87m, €62.6m, £53.39m) indoor waterpark in Melbourne, Australia, will be the largest such park in the southern hemisphere upon completion, according to the partners behind the project. Zagame’s Wild Water Park will be situated in the south-eastern suburb of Dingley Village. Comprising .... More>>
15 Mar 2019
IMG CEO denies sale rumours as Middle East feels economic pressure
IMG CEO denies sale rumours as Middle East feels economic pressure   IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO Leonard Otto has said there are no plans to sell the record-breaking indoor theme park, following rumours of a takeover published by the media. According to a Bloomberg report, the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group – which owns Worlds of Adventure – is "exploring options for the .... More>>
15 Mar 2019
Orange Coast College Planetarium completes construction
Orange Coast College Planetarium completes construction   The new planetarium at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, is now finished and will open on 23 March. The US$23m (€20.3m, £17.3m) project broke ground in 2016 on the site of the previous planetarium at the college and is part of a larger seven-year US$965m (€854m, £727m) renovation to OCC’s district .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
Completion date for Parisian 'garden tower' complex pushed back to 2020
Completion date for Parisian 'garden tower' complex pushed back to 2020   Work on the eye-catching Réalimenter Masséna (Recharge Masséna) project, the spiralling design of which has been likened to both mythological and real-life structures, such as the towers of Babel and Pisa, is now slated to begin in 2020. The mid-rise, which is expected to implement practices derived from the .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
Antrobus + Ramirez-designed spa hotel debuts on Montego Bay
 Antrobus + Ramirez-designed spa hotel debuts on Montego Bay   Miami-based design studio Antrobus + Ramirez have finished refitting the S Hotel Jamaica, a seafront resort situated on Jamaica's Montego Bay. Boasting 120 rooms and suites, the Caribbean getaway occupies a total area of 120,000 sq ft (11,148 sq m) and features three restaurants, as well as a cafe, spa, gym, .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
Bay Area Discovery Museum to undergo US$18.5m renovation
Bay Area Discovery Museum to undergo US$18.5m renovation   The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) in Sausalito, California, has announced that it is to undergo a renovation designed by architecture firm Olson Kundig, led by architect Alan Maskin. The museum, which is an art and STEM centre for children aged up to 10-years-old, announced the US$18.5m (€16.4m, £14m) .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace opens to public for first time
Abu Dhabi Presidential Palace opens to public for first time   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi is open to the public for the first time in its history, with interactive cultural exhibitions and a full tour of its vast library. The move was decided upon by President Sheikh Khalifa in a bid to boost the wider cultural understanding of the UAE, .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
South Lodge Hotel opens £14m spa
South Lodge Hotel opens £14m spa   South Lodge Hotel in Horsham, UK, has opened its new spa, The Spa at South Lodge, following a £14m (US$18.5m, €16.4m) investment. The spa – which is owned and operated by Exclusive Hotels & Venues – is located inside a standalone building overlooking the South Downs. It was designed to embrace its .... More>>
14 Mar 2019
Winter Olympics sports centre in Switzerland on track for summer completion
Winter Olympics sports centre in Switzerland on track for summer completion   The first phase of construction on the Malley Sports Center – a 10,000-capacity complex taking shape in Lausanne, Switzerland is expected to wrap in August. Designed by Swiss architecture office Pont12, the multipurpose building will serve as a venue for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic games (YOG) and the IIHF Ice .... More>>
13 Mar 2019
M&D Leisure fined over coaster derailment
M&D Leisure fined over coaster derailment   M&D Leisure – the owner of M&D’s theme park in Motherwell, Scotland – has been fined over an incident that saw one of its roller coasters derailed, injuring 11 people. The incident, which occurred in June 2016, caused nine children and two adults to be hospitalised and happened on the park's Tsunami ride. .... More>>
13 Mar 2019
Tom Dixon completes rooftop wellness suite in London
Tom Dixon completes rooftop wellness suite in London   English designer Tom Dixon has completed work on Renew – a spacious private wellness club located at the 150-acre Greenwich Peninsula residential development in London, UK. Featuring a steam room, pool, two gyms, and a terrace, the new space marks Dixon's first foray into residential design. "With a growing .... More>>
13 Mar 2019
Floating graffiti art museum docks in Paris ahead of Q2 2019 opening
Floating graffiti art museum docks in Paris ahead of Q2 2019 opening   A floating art museum dedicated to urban art, including graffiti and street art, has docked on the River Seine in Paris at the foot of the Invalides Bridge. Called Fluctuart, the museum will offer free entry to visitors all year round when it opens in Q2 2019 and will showcase work from street artists of all .... More>>
13 Mar 2019
Ennead Architects to help conserve rare species with futuristic lab centre and aquarium
Ennead Architects to help conserve rare species with futuristic lab centre and aquarium   International design practice Ennead Architects have won a competition to build a futuristic laboratory and nature reserve on the Yangtze River near Shanghai, China. The new 427,000 sq ft (39,669 sq m) facility, which will resemble rippling waves and feature indoor and outdoor habitats, will primarily function .... More>>
12 Mar 2019
Luxury condos on Sri Lanka's "Golden Mile" on track to debut in December
Luxury condos on Sri Lanka's   Serenia Residences, a series of condominiums taking shape on a 100-metre stretch of private beachfront land is anticipated to debut by the end of 2019. Located in Talpe, Galle – on what has been called Sri Lanka's "Golden Mile" – the complex, which was planned by a-design studio and Serenia director Sabina .... More>>
12 Mar 2019
Work completed on Longgang Cultural Centre in China
Work completed on Longgang Cultural Centre in China   A new cultural centre that incorporates an art museum, science centre, a book mall and a youth centre has finished construction in Shenzhen, China. Designed by architects Mecanoo, the Longgang Cultural Centre is located along a long, narrow strip in the city and is made up of four angular red buildings, each .... More>>
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