mixed use & urban regeneration News

New WELL Community Standard launched for wellness community projects

The International Well Building Institute (IWBI) has officially launched the WELL Community Standard – designed to help set up a new global benchmark for healthy communities. A rating system centered on human health and wellness, the new standard takes into consideration evidence-based research and has been developed through consultation with physicians, scientists and public health professionals, as well as architects, city planners and engineers. The programme builds on the principles of the WELL Building Standard, a performance-based system for measuring,
mixed use & urban regeneration News
mixed use & urban regeneration News

Legacy plans set to be unveiled for development following Dubai Expo

The future of the Expo 2020 site after the international event closes in April 2021 will be revealed next week, with a “reputational, social, physical and economic” legacy plan. The development proposals will be unveiled during the annual Middle East real estate exhibition, Cityscape Global, which takes place 11-13 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre. It will be the first time the vision for the project has been made public, and visitors to Cityscape Global are invited to visit
mixed use & urban regeneration News
mixed use & urban regeneration News

Sadiq Khan sets out vision for green London as mayor plans to make capital first National Park City

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants the UK capital to become the world’s first “National Park City”, laying out £9m (US$11.6m, €9.9m) plans to boost the number of trees and green infrastructure within the city. Called the Greener City Fund, the mayor has said he will use planning regulations to protect the Green Belt and incorporate into new developments more green roofs, green walls, rain gardens and wildlife habitats. The fund will also include the planting of thousands of trees, and
For the latest news and features from CLADmag
mixed use & urban regeneration News
mixed use & urban regeneration News

Zaha Hadid Architects unveil bold Sky Park masterplan to reinvent Bratislava's industrial zone

Construction work has begun on a new Sky Park in Bratislava, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), which is set to transform a derelict industrial area of the Slovakian capital. Located southeast of the city centre, the project includes a new 20,000sq m (215,200sq ft) public park and community of more than 700 apartments, together with 55,000sq m (592,000sq ft) of office and retail space connected to the city’s tram and bus networks. The development will integrate the facades of
mixed use & urban regeneration News
mixed use & urban regeneration News

MAD Architects transforming Milan's abandoned railyards into nature-inspired leisure districts

MAD Architects have unveiled an ambitious plan to reinvigorate seven of Milan’s abandoned and dilapidated railyards into a series of interlinked green parks and new leisure communities. Extensive landscaping runs throughout the project, while new residential, commercial and public developments will be “grafted into the landscape” in the form of MAD’s trademark organic nature-like structures. The railyards will be collated into three main villages formed around a repurposed freight warehouse. MAD's proposal is called ‘Historical Future: Milan Reborn for Scali
mixed use & urban regeneration News
mixed use & urban regeneration News

SOM reveal designs for mammoth Bangkok district

International architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) have revealed they are designing the largest ever private-sector development in Thailand: a 16-hectare mixed-use development called One Bangkok. Development firms TCC Assets and Frasers Centrepoint Limited have unveiled plans for the mammoth scheme in the heart of the Thai capital. One Bangkok, located adjacent to the city’s Lumphini Park, will be formed of hotels, shops, public spaces, offices and residences – with an estimated 60,000 people to live and work in
More news >
Features
FEATURE
Bing Thom’s Xiqu Centre is purpose-built for Chinese opera performances

West Kowloon Cultural District

"We’re going into unknown territory. That’s where real innovation can occur"

It’s an ambitious experiment for Hong Kong, but will the West Kowloon Cultural District turn out to be a white elephant or a new model for development in the city?
FEATURE
The aquarium and wildlife centre at the Frost Museum of Science will contain a microcosm of Florida’s animal, fish and plant life

This is Miami

"The idea of selling a better lifestyle has been rooted in everything that has happened in Miami over the past 80 to 100 years. Chad Oppenheim"

It’s always been a city with a big personality and the new projects taking shape in Miami are as bold and ambitious as ever. Alice Davis investigates
FEATURE
Mike Hall

Interview: FaulknerBrowns

Mike Hall

"If I was a diver, I couldn’t wait to be poised on the 10m platform so close to the spectators in such a dramatic intimate environment."

Mike Hall, sports partner, talks about FaulknerBrowns' innovative designs for the Aberdeen Aquatics Centre
FEATURE
OMA has repurposed a hotel to create retail space. Its car park has vehicle elevators, which are visible from outside

This is Miami

"The idea of selling a better lifestyle has been rooted in everything that has happened in Miami over the past 80 to 100 years. Chad Oppenheim"

Among the most stylish cities in the world – with an attitude to boot – Miami is booming. Alice Davis rounds up the projects taking the South Florida city to a whole new level

Miami’s diverse people and history are reflected in its architecture, from its famous 1930s Art Deco District to its glamorous skyscrapers, condominiums and hotels – there’s no place for feeble architecture
FEATURE
Mike Hall

Interview: FaulknerBrowns

Mike Hall

"If I was a diver, I couldn’t wait to be poised on the 10m platform so close to the spectators in such a dramatic intimate environment."

Newcastle-based architects FaulknerBrowns have made their name as specialists in providing complex sports venues. We talk to senior partner Mike Hall about the practice, his career and the Aberdeen Aquatics Centre, which opens at Aberdeen Sports Village later this year
FEATURE
Bing Thom’s Xiqu Centre is purpose-built for Chinese opera performances

West Kowloon Cultural District

"We’re going into unknown territory. That’s where real innovation can occur"

White elephant or a new model for development in Hong Kong? Christopher DeWolf takes a look at the ups and downs of the $1.8bn waterfront project
More features >


New to CLAD? Sign up

Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.

Sign me up for free instant news alerts
Sign me up for the free CLADzine
I'd like to subscribe to the free digital editions of CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook
Yes, I'd like a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag
I'd like to receive promotional emails from Leisure Media
Advertisement
Catalogue gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online

To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
Company profile
Company profile: Alliance Leisure Services Ltd The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, educational establishments and leisure trusts that want to improve or expand the leisure products and services they offer.
View full profile>>
View more company profiles>>
Featured supplier
Sleep announces new programme to shape hotel design Numerous studies suggest that hotel guest loyalty is influenced by environment, sensory stimuli, meaningful experiences and discovery.
[more...]
View more featured suppliers>>
Directory
Advertisement
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Hansgrohe collaborates with Phoenix Design Studio for new collections
Hansgrohe unveils two new collections of bathroom fittings
Hansgrohe collaborates with Phoenix Design Studio for new collections
German bathroom specialist Hansgrohe has launched two new collections of bathroom fittings. The two collections, Axor Uno and Metropol, debuted
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
FaulknerBrowns and Polin creating waterpark next to 800 year-old church tower
The Christchurch Tower originally formed part of a larger cruciform church that was destroyed in the dissolution of the monasteries in the 1500s
FaulknerBrowns and Polin creating waterpark next to 800 year-old church tower
Waterslide manufacturer Polin is collaborating with architecture firm FaulknerBrowns to create an indoor waterpark in the British city Coventry, located
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Holovis partners with Cullinan Studio to launch 'staple design tool'
The CAVE showcases construction plans and blueprints as life-sized, virtual reality walk-throughs
Holovis partners with Cullinan Studio to launch 'staple design tool'
Immersive experience designer Holovis has collaborated with architecture firm Cullinan Studio to create BimSpace, a Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE)
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Tom Fereday Designs launches 3D printed light
The Pelo light takes just two and a half hours to print
Tom Fereday Designs launches 3D printed light
Australian architect Tom Fereday has debuted the PELO light, a 3D printed, pendant light, made in partnership with ceramic artist
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings
Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings
The designer Ana Meier has joined forces with her father, Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier, and lighting specialist Hervé Descottes to
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
WOHA launches luxury lifestyle collection
WOHAbeing is the brainchild of WOHA founders Richard Hassell and Wong Mun Summ
WOHA launches luxury lifestyle collection
WOHA, the architecture and design firm behind the Park Royal hotel in Singapore and the luxurious Alila Villas Uluwatu resort
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Waarmakers launch sustainable lamp made from its own packaging
The R16 lamp is an innovative light fitting made from its own packaging
Waarmakers launch sustainable lamp made from its own packaging
Dutch product design studio Waarmakers has launched the R16 lamp, an innovative and sustainable light fixture made from its own
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Vast video screen dominates Russian stadium's ode to Roman ampitheatres
A 4,700sq m media screen has been built along the top tier of the bow
Vast video screen dominates Russian stadium's ode to Roman ampitheatres
Thunderous sound effects, dramatic strobe lighting and enormous and exuberant video projections are welcoming players to the field at the
CLADKIT PRODUCT NEWS
Terry Crews partners with Bernhardt Design for luxurious furniture collection
Hollywood actor Terry Crews has created a furniture collection inspired by Ancient Egyptian luxury
Terry Crews partners with Bernhardt Design for luxurious furniture collection
Former NFL player and Hollywood actor Terry Crews has created a furniture collection with American furniture company Bernhardt Design. The
More product news >
More from Leisure Media
Latest issues