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C.F. Møller Architects puts final touches on Jutland leisure centre

Construction on Hjertet (“The Heart” in Danish), a multi-purpose leisure centre in the Jutlandic town of Ikast is now complete. The 3,600sq m (39,000sq ft) building, which has been described as a “melting pot” and a link between Ikast’s International School and the local community, recently opened to the public. Among other things, the venue includes a cafe, shop, gymnasiums, and multiple spaces for meditative and performative activities like yoga and dance. The premises also comprises extensive outdoor facilities–such as
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Work starts on MAD Architects’ craterous sports campus

Construction has commenced on the Quzhou Sports Campus, an ambitious project which is designed to resemble a craterous landscape not unlike the conical puys of France's Massif Central. Helmed by Beijing-based MAD Architects and based in China’s Zhejiang province, the sprawling, 700,000sq m (7.5 million sq ft) complex will function as a kind of mini-city and feature a 30,000-seat stadium, hotels, youth centres, retail shops, museums, a gym, and a swimming centre. The site, which has been called "ethereal" and
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FC Cincinnati reveals concept designs for new arena

Major League Soccer (MLS) team FC Cincinnati has released the first stage of renderings depicting its soon-to-be-built sports arena. The up to 26,500-person capacity stadium is being designed by Meis Architects, who have been attached to the project since 2017. Among other things, the proposed multi-million-dollar structure will feature Ethylene Tetrafluoro-ethylene (ETFE) foil technology to illuminate the building’s roof facades, as well as expanded seating, club, and suite areas. The stadium will also have a retractable canopy to serve as
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Watersports island proposed for Swan River in Perth

Australian property company Northstar Developments has unveiled plans to construct a floating island oasis in the shallows of the Swan River in Perth. Designed to be a watersports and general leisure destination, the Swan River Deck–if approved–would be a jellyfish and algae-free zone, comprising multiple naturally heated pools, an outdoor cinema, a sand-bar for sunbathing, a top platform for dining and lounging, and a green-roofed conference hall with rooms inside for events and exhibitions. The organisational team, which is mainly
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Atlanta Hawks State Farm arena nears completion

Construction is almost complete on the Atlanta Hawks’ highly anticipated State Farm arena. The US$192.5m (€166.7m, £145.6m) renovation – said to be the second largest in the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) history – will see the sports centre gain the league’s first-ever courtside bar. Other innovative amenities intended to enhance fans’ in-game experiences include a four-chair barbershop – strategically built to overlook the basketball court – Top Golf Swing suites, luxury cabanas, and a Zack Brown-branded Social Club restaurant. HOK
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Populous opens doors on new base in Dubai

Global architecture and design practice Populous has opened an office in the Dubai World Trade Centre, its first in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region. The move coincides with the company’s additional announcement at the beginning of the week that it would also open an office in Dallas. Ben Vickery, senior principal and Dubai office lead, said: “Establishing an office in the Gulf will enable Populous to be closer to our clients, consultants and contractors in the region, improving
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7. Elmsbrook Bicester will have 6,000 well homes when complete

Prescribing wellbeing

"The Healthy New Towns initiative aims to design out ‘obesogenic environments’ and design in health and wellbeing"

The UK government is building 10 new towns based on health, with wellbeing incorporated from the ground up. Stu Robarts investigates
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San Francisco 49ers

Levi's Stadium

"The vision for Levi's Stadium has always been to create the ultimate fan experience through the use of innovative technology"

Hot tech: San Francisco 49ers' new home in Santa Clara has been touted as the most technologically advanced in the word – fitting in with its Silicon Valley surroundings
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The facility is for the community, students and elite athletes

Sportcampus Zuiderpark

"Whenever you’re looking at it, the elevation is running away from you, so it never looks quite as big as it really is "

FaulknerBrowns’ Dutch sports facility
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The new White Hart Lane stadium aims to connect with the local community

Interview: Chris Lee, managing director, Populous

Christopher Lee, managing director at Populous, is overseeing the stadium development

"Creating an accessible public space is important commercially, but it’s even more important socially"

Lifts the lid on the design of White Hart Lane
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The £65m dry sport facility in Den Haag will include a 3,000-seat elite arena and a sports academy

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
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Project commisioner Jordi Moix wants Espai Barça to create new value streams for the club

Total architecture

"Whatever your allegiances, you have to admit that no football club has a brand quite like FC Barcelona. "

FC Barcelona is taking on its rivals with its ambitious €600m expansion project Kim Megson speaks to the architects involved
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The stadium has 13,000 extra seats, boosting ticket sales so far

Interview: Antonio Cruz

Antonio Cruz

"We were set the target of building one of the five best stadiums in the world"

Shares the challenges of designing Atletico Madrid's new stadium
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