World Leisure Jobs - Mario Cucinella Architects' mixed-use mountain to wrap around a green oasis...
30 Mar 2020 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

18 Feb 2020

Mario Cucinella Architects' mixed-use mountain to wrap around a green oasis
BY Stu Robarts

The 93m (305ft)-tall, 24-storey building will house a variety of commercial, residential and public amenity spaces

The 93m (305ft)-tall, 24-storey building will house a variety of commercial, residential and public amenity spaces
photo: Mario Cucinella Architects

Mario Cucinella Architects have designed a new mixed-use building for Tirana, Albania, that is inspired by the shape of the nearby Mount Dajti and is wrapped around a central scoop filled with greenery.

The 93m (305ft)-tall, 24-storey Ekspozita Building will house a variety of commercial, residential and public amenity spaces.

Occupying three and a half sides of a square footprint and tapering as it rises, the building will accommodate commercial tenants at the bottom with smaller units more suited to residential use towards the top.

The void at its centre will wrap around a green space at ground level and be used to create a series of curved terraces that will provide a sense of enclosure and protection and will each be abundantly planted with greenery.

The intention of this is to create "a generous new green space" in a capital city where such areas are relatively limited.

Corners will also be cut off the structure to create more public spaces within its rectangular plot.

To keep energy use down, the building has been designed to be highly insulated and to make use of solar shading that will minimise heat gain during the summer.

Work is expected to begin in 2020 with completion expected in 2023.



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

Print edition
 

News headlines
YouTube star Joe Wicks 'in talks' with national channels
YouTube star Joe Wicks 'in talks' with national channels   29 Mar 2020

Joe Wicks, the personal trainer who has become a global star thanks to his daily exercise sessions for families, is understood to be in talks with at .... more>>
OMA-designed department store looks like a rock with a gemstone seam
OMA-designed department store looks like a rock with a gemstone seam   27 Mar 2020

A newly opened department store in South Korea, designed by OMA, has the appearance of a rock with a gemstone seam running through it. Created for .... more>>
Tracy Lee unveils Spa Alkemia at Zadún for Ritz Carlton Los Cabos
Tracy Lee unveils Spa Alkemia at Zadún for Ritz Carlton Los Cabos   27 Mar 2020

Spa consultancy, TLee Spas, has unveiled Spa Alkemia at Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, in Los Cabos, Mexico. The 30,000sq ft spa’s treatments and .... more>>
Michael Sorkin dies after contracting COVID-19
Michael Sorkin dies after contracting COVID-19   27 Mar 2020

American architect, critic and educator Michael Sorkin has died as a result of complications associated with COVID-19, it has been announced. Sorkin .... more>>
Company profile


TVS Group

Our company was established in April 2009 and this year marks our 10 year anniversary.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

RKF Luxury Linen collaborates with CODAGE Paris

RKF Luxury Linen collaborates with CODAGE Paris

RKF Luxury Linen, a creator of the finest linen for spas and cosmetic brands, has announced a new collaboration with French cosmetic brand CODAGE Paris. More>>




in this issue

• Budget: business rates suspended
• New dates for FIBO, IHRSA cancelled
• Plans turned down for UK Great Wolf site



World Leisure jobs




Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Wolverhampton, UK
Company: Xercise4Less
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK
Company: Xercise4Less
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Cumbernauld, Glasgow, UK
Company: Xercise4Less
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Xercise4Less
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




26-29 Mar 2020

PROS 2020

The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom


27-29 Mar 2020

1st Real Madrid Conference on Medicine and Applied Science in Sport

TeatroGoya Multiespacio, Madrid, Spain



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Social good: Ivo Gormley
GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society More>>
  Editor’s letter: Mental health
Liz Terry shares her thoughts More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Gymtopia: Angels’ advocate
Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls More>>
  Thermal Spa: Taking the waters
Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa 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