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Hufft create industrial fitness centre with refined design touches

Hufft have created a community fitness centre in Humboldt, Kansas, that reflects the US city's industrial roots through a bold design and considered, high-quality materials. The 10,000sq ft (930sq m) facility was originally conceived as an amenity for the workforce of a local business, but the concept was ultimately developed to cater for the whole community. The centre is, in many ways, unremarkable, but stands out for a number of refined design touches and the quality of its finishes. Its
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Studio Ramoprimo's colourful gym lets users shape their training

Studio Ramoprimo has created a gym in Beijing's Indigo East Hotel that is designed to allow users to shape their own training path during one-on-one fitness classes. MFit Space 01 covers 600sq m (6,500sq ft) and is split across two levels. It features a varied selection of spaces and equipment types, allowing different users to focus on different types of training and exercise. In addition to a conventional training area with Technogym equipment, the gym features a climbing wall, a
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Best Practice Architecture's design touches create a progressive gym

Seattle-based studio Best Practice Architecture has created a new gym with innovative design touches and thoughtful use of materials and colour. The 7,750sq ft (720m) Workout gym is housed in several former retail units at Seattle's Columbia Center. A full-length glazed façade unites the spaces and provides views into the venue, giving a sense of approachability. The gym features large, open work-out areas with highly-specified equipment, a studio for classes, "spa-like" locker rooms and a private massage suite to aid
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Hyphen & Co. integrate tech into P.volve's flagship fitness studio

Interior design firm Hyphen & Co. has worked with pre-hab fitness brand P.volve to create a new flagship studio in New York's Soho district that accommodates and integrates technology for workouts. The 6,700sq ft (622sq m) studio houses a main exercise space capable of hosting 30 people that is equipped with an ergonomic floor to reduce the pressure on joints when people are training. The studio is also equipped with technology for broadcasting and recording classes to be hosted on
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Mozzino's design for Europe's first UFC Gym encourages involvement

Design consultants Mozzino have created the first UFC Gym in Europe, with an open-plan layout aimed at fostering approachability and empowering gym users. Central to the 18,000sq ft (1,670sq m) studio is the UFC octagon-shaped ring for training work. The facility also features a bag area with 30 punch bags, soft turf and matted training areas, free weights and cardio sections, strength and conditioning equipment and a cryotherapy unit. A recovery area will provide pre- and post-workout treatments and a
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LXA designs compact neighbourhood boxing gym

LXA has inserted a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) indoor/outdoor boxing gym into a mixed-use building in London for use by local residents and office workers. The Secret Boxing Gym is located in a former ground floor office space that had full-height glazing on two sides. By replacing this with fold back, full height doors, LXA added a distinguishing feature to an otherwise compact gym. The glazing makes for an airy, naturally bright studio, and maximises views of the River Thames,
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Interview: Dror Benshetrit and Di-Ann Eisnor

Dror Benshetrit and Di-Ann Eisnor will head up the team

"We will work to fuse nature, design, technology, and community in our cities in order to measurably improve the lives of citizens"

High profile design hirings for the We Company
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The interior showcases a mix of reclaimed industrial features and was designed by Studio C102

Interview: James Balfour, Giles Dean and Kevin Yates

"We’re passionate about market disupters – companies with conviction and a will to change"

The founders of new microgym 1Rebel
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The health club was designed with a series of air filled ‘pillows’ on the façade to give an impression of lightness

Interview: Pumped up

Le Nuage opened in September 2014. Other recent projects include Café Ha(a)ïtza in Pyla-sur-Mer, France which opened in July, and the Yoo at Metropica condo, which has just broken ground in Miami
Philippe Starck has gone back to his roots with his ‘inflatable’ health club in Marseille, France. We take a look around
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The Venus Williams-designed Tennis Lounge features a bright yellow, green and teal colour scheme

Fit for anything

DMAC’s Dwayne MacEwen

"The hotel concept came late in the game, but it was an inspired idea"

The newly renovated Chicago Midtown Athletic Club features a boutique hotel, a pool-come-ice rink and spaces designed by Venus Williams
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The health club was designed with a series of air-filled ‘pillows’ on the façade to give an impression of lightness

Interview: Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck, whose first company was set up to create inflatable objects in the 1960s

"Le Nuage is a factory of energy for everyone and for the town of Montpellier"

Starck, who’s been breaking the rules since the 60s, talks about his ‘inflatable’ health club
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There’s been a huge increase in the number of running groups, clubs and events, showing the public thirst to be more active

Active Design

"Even small changes to design can have a huge knock-on effect in terms of getting people active."

Could adopting a different approach to city design help make residents healthier? Jacqueline Bennett reports
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Working it

"We’ve designed the space so that the atmosphere is intimate"

Les Mills’ new studio spaces at its iconic Auckland City Gym showcase a trend away from masculine ‘grunty’ gyms to something altogether different
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