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bbspa_Group to realise urban destination spa inside Sardinian football stadium

International spa and wellness consultancy bbspa_Group has been appointed by Italian football club Cagliari Calcio to create an urban destination spa inside the club’s upcoming new stadium. Cagliari Arena will open with a 4,000sq m spa rooted in Sardinian healing traditions, following an agreement between Cagliari Calcio, industrial holding company Costim, bbspa_Group and Snow Group (of which bbspa_Group is a shareholder). With a capacity of 25,000 seats, the stadium will [more...]

Thinkwell to deliver the world's first Play-Doh attractions in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Entertainment Ventures (Seven) has revealed plans to develop and operate the world’s first Play-Doh attractions in Saudi Arabia. Thinkwell Group, the experience design and production agency, has been appointed to develop the attractions. Seven, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), said it will open Play-Doh sites at eight of its entertainment destinations across the country over the next 10 years. Seven has signed a [more...]

Jayasom partners with Amaala to unveil multigenerational health resort in Saudi Arabia

Destination wellness resort operator Jayasom – a sister brand of Chiva Som – has revealed plans to deliver an integrative multigenerational health resort for Amaala – a vast mixed-use tourism destination in Saudi Arabia being developed by Red Sea Global (RSG). Billed as the first global integrated family wellness destination, Amaala is underpinned by the principles of sustainability and regenerative hospitality. The development will be powered entirely by renewable energy and [more...]

OMA's Ellen van Loon is the visionary behind new cultural centre for Manchester

A £186m cultural centre, set to transform the arts and music scene globally, will open its doors in June this year. Factory International, based in Manchester UK, but with a global outreach, is the largest investment in a national cultural project in the UK since the opening of London's Tate Modern in 2000. The centre will house 13,350sq m of flexible floor area, utilising supersized moveable walls that can be [more...]

Comfort Zone unveils new eco-conscious London offices

Sustainable spa and wellness brand Comfort Zone has officially opened the doors to its eco-conscious headquarters in the heart of Kings Cross, central London. Now housing the UK Comfort Zone team, the 4,600sq ft space was brought to life by interior designer Melody Weir, who also launched the design for the B Corp brand Brooklyn, New York office earlier in 2022. UK country manager, Tracy Brasenell, commented: “We’re delighted to [more...]

James Corner Field Operations creates Highline for London

Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London. Similar to the High Line in New York, US, the new green space will run for 1.2km, connecting Camden Town with the King’s Cross and St Pancras area – an important transport hub for the capital. The elevated public walkway is forecast to bring new [more...]

Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public

A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark. Created by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, the centre has been designed as a shared space for watersport clubs and visitors along the port, providing the town with a social maritime hub and architectural landmark. Dubbed "The Lantern", WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta were chosen for the project following a design competition in 2019. Designed as a "community first" [more...]

SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom. The new Discovery Adventures centres will integrate Discovery’s media content and will be designed to enable young people to "be entertained and gain informed insights with educational value". SEVEN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), has a goal of transforming the entertainment [more...]

Fun and fear drive new Universal attraction concepts for Texas and Las Vegas

Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas. Described as a "one-of-a-kind theme park, unlike any other in the world", the new Texas resort will feature immersive themed lands, family-friendly attractions, interactive shows and character 'meet and greets' utilising Universal’s IP. Designed as intimate and engaging for [more...]

Voelker Gray Design creates 10-acre hot springs wellness haven for Atlanta

Treasured hot springs destinations from around the globe are serving as the inspiration for an ambitious new hot springs venue and spa project in Georgia, US. Debuting in Q3 of 2023, Passport Springs & Spa is being designed to transport guests to exotic hot springs locations including Costa Rica, Rome, Israel and Japan. The 10-acre Forsyth County venue will be divided into four pavilions inspired by each of the above [more...]

bbspa_France channels La Dolce Vita to realise Biologique Recherche’s new Rome outpost

Inside a historical palace once owned by the Colonna family – one of the oldest and most famous Roman patrician families – premium skincare and spa company Biologique Recherche has opened the doors to a new location in Rome, Italy. Named Ambassade Roma, the 250sq m facility is located just a few steps from iconic Italian landmarks such as the Pantheon and Piazza di Spagna. The opulent two-floor facility includes [more...]

AIDarchitecten create healing spa for Antwerp's Botanic Sanctuary

A 15th-century monastery and chapel in Antwerp, Belgium, has been transformed into a 108-room hotel and spa focused on community, healing and comfort. Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp sits next to the city’s botanic garden and this leafy, natural setting has been central to defining the concept of the Botanic Health Spa which spans three floors. Designed to reflect a cloistral devotion to healing plants and herbs, the 10-treatment-room spa was brought [more...]

Hollaway Studio's Seahive would bring blue health to South-East England

A planning application has been submitted for the creation of The Seahive, a surf wellness resort on the site of a former colliery spoil tip in Betteshanger Country Park, UK. Designed by architecture firm Hollaway Studio, the £40m (US$48.1m, €45.4m) flagship project near Deal in Kent would be integral to the wider country park. The overall masterplan for the 15-acre site features a Wavegarden Cove surf lagoon at its centre, [more...]

Vladi Kovanic reveals first details of ForumHOTel&Spa 2023 speaker line-up

Premier spa industry event ForumHOTel&Spa will be hosted in person at the Hotel Four Seasons George V in Paris, France, on 1 June 2023. Next year will mark the 15th anniversary of the international spa and hospitality industry event. The meeting is expected to draw 120 delegates from across the globe who’ll collaboratively explore the theme ‘Authentic Wellness: it’s time to change’. Forum HOTel&SPA founder and industry veteran Vladi Kovanic [more...]

SEVEN to invest US$13bn in developing entertainment destinations across Saudi Arabia

Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kingdom's Public Investment Fund (PIF), is to invest SAR50bn (US$13.3bn) to develop 21 integrated entertainment destinations across 14 cities in Saudi Arabia. Developed in partnership with a range of international brands, the destinations are set to feature more than 150 "innovative attractions". SEVEN has so far signed deals with Warner Bros., Discovery, Clip ‘n Climb and toy giants Mattel (for its [more...]

World Spa’s expansive 50,000sq ft urban bathhouse and wellness club opens in Brooklyn

New York’s bustling borough of Brooklyn has become home to a brand new 50,000sq ft (44,645sq m) day spa offering an array of global bathing practices. The newly-launched facility features one of the largest co-ed hydrothermal bathing areas in New York and offers bathing practices from across Europe, Russia, Turkey, Finland and Japan. BK Developers and RYBAK Development co-created the destination, working with Feng Shui consultants and Design for Leisure [more...]

Floating Salmon Eye visitor attraction by Kvorning Design highlights sustainable aquaculture

A new floating visitor center and art installation is showcasing aquaculture, informing the world on how to better feed the planet with sustainable seafood. Called Salmon Eye, the aquaculture centre is located in Norway’s Hardangerfjord, just outside the town of Rosendal. Created by Kvorning Design, the project was conceived and financed by Sondre Eide, the CEO of third-generation salmon farming business Eide Fjordbruk. A world-class visitor and learning center, Salmon [more...]

White Arkitekter's Wood Hotel in Skellefteå Swedish Lapland is climate positive and made from local timber

One of the world’s tallest hotels made almost exclusively from wood, has officially opened at the birthplace of cross-country skiing, Skellefteå in Swedish Lapland, with the property's rooftop Vana Spa giving spectacular views over the city. Designed by White Arkitekter and standing at 20 storeys, the Wood Hotel, which soft opened in 2021, is 75 metres high and made almost entirely from spruce and pine sourced from nearby forests. First [more...]

Nohlab's 'Everything' installation among Noor Riyadh festival highlights

An immersive audiovisual experience that "observes everything as it is" was a among the highlights of this year's Noor Riyadh festival in Saudi Arabia. Created by design studio Nohlabs, the installation – called Everything – is true to its name and questions everything in existence by suggesting new possibilities for them. Offering visitors the opportunity to observe the elements that construct their everyday lives, the experience ascribes new meanings to [more...]

East Cape Futures Forum to emphasise the importance of regenerative tourism and development

A new regenerative tourism and development conference will take place at Palmas de Cortez Hotel Los Barriles in Baja California Sur, Mexico, from 5-8 December 2022. Named East Cape Futures Forum, the event will focus on kickstarting discussion, connection and co-learning about new, more regenerative and sustainable development models to be applied in the Eastern region of Baja California Sur (BCS). Although focused on the BCS region, the organisers hope [more...]
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The Andropogon principal on pushing the boundaries of landscape design for the benefit of humans and nature

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The architect behind Nimes’ Musée de la Romanité on designing to counter loneliness and the need for more cultural buildings

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Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
Fabio Alemanno Design uses elegant semi-precious stones to create memorable spa experiences
Alemanno believes the stones are well-placed in the spa environment thanks to their capacity to positively support physical and mental health
Megan Whitby
Fabio Alemanno Design has expanded its collection with semi-precious stones to enhance spas, wellness facilities, hotels and private residences. The ...
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Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
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Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
The design of the columns was inspired by the sea
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After a two-year renovation, Oakland-based metal experts Móz Designs have unveiled their inclusion in Georgia Aquarium’s new shark gallery. Located ...
Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
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Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
Cosm unveils Experience Centre with ‘one of a kind’ LED dome
The new Experience Centre houses a 20m LED dome
Magali Robathan
Cosm, a global technology company that builds end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences, has unveiled its Experience Centre which houses a ...
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
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Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...