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  Could fitness wearables act as early detection devices in fight against coronavirus?
One of the factors that has made the coronavirus outbreak so severe across the globe is that some of those infected do not show any symptoms, resulting in them going about their lives as normal, infecting even more people. Now, a team of researchers is setting out to study whether subtle hints offered by .... more
  Two-thirds of world's gyms currently closed – 230 million members unable to attend
Nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of the world’s health and fitness clubs are currently closed either by decree or by voluntary arrangement. The closures, part of measures to tackle the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, have resulted in around 230 million people with health club memberships being unable to attend .... more
  Cox Architecture creates dramatic, flowing theatre for Sydney
Cox Architecture's Sydney Coliseum Theatre combines a flowing form with a restrained palette of materials to create a beautiful and dramatic new cultural hub. Located in the Rooty Hill area of Western Sydney, the design for the facility was based on the concept of transcendence, with the aim of creating a journey .... more
  European Health & Fitness Market Report 2020 will serve as post-COVID-19 benchmark
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers – out today in the new European Health & Fitness Market Report 2020, published by EuropeActive and Deloitte – show the European fitness industry experienced another year of growth during 2019. The report will be a .... more
  HNNA unveil "bold and playful" design for new Design District
HNNA have unveiled designs for the London Design District, which was conceived by developer Knight Dragon to be a purpose-built neighbourhood for the creative industries. The vision for the Design District is to provide "a permanent hub for makers and thinkers driving forward the fields of design, art, tech, .... more
  Getty Museum challenges followers to recreate works of art at home
Staff at the Getty Museum have come up with a novel way to engage with their visitors during the ongoing pandemic – by asking them to recreate famous works of art at home. With around a third of the world's global population under movement restrictions related to COVID-19, the Los Angeles-based museum, which .... more
  Merlin postpones opening of Legoland New York to 2021
Merlin Entertainments has announced that its upcoming Legoland resort in New York, US, will now open in 2021. A response to the ongoing global pandemic, the theme park and hotel, which was originally set for a 4 July opening, will now open at a yet-to-be-announced date next year. "Nothing is more important to .... more
  Rick Cook on the need for sustainability, wellness and resiliency in design
Since being established in 2003, COOKFOX Architects have gained a reputation for being proponents of architecture at the intersection of sustainability and wellness, which co-founder Rick Cook says is more pressing now than ever. "Our current studio is LEED Platinum, but it's also the first WELL Gold certified .... more
  Mary Rose Museum faces £2.2m funding shortfall as chief calls for increased independent museum support during COVID-19 crisis
Helen Bonser-Wilton, CEO of Portsmouth's Mary Rose Museum, says the attraction, along with the rest of Britain's independent museums are in "mortal peril" unless the government and heritage organisations act soon. The museum, run by the Mary Rose Trust, is dedicated to the 16th-century flagship of King Henry .... more
  Fitness professionals: develop your skills and prepare for when gyms and clubs reopen
Fitness professionals should use the coronavirus-induced lockdown – where possible – to enhance their knowledge and develop skills ready for when the gyms and leisure facilities eventually reopen. That is the message from James Clack, head of digital learning at training provider Active IQ. Writing in a blog .... more
  WGNB's South Korean gallery-inspired store displays clothes like artworks
WGNB recently completed a clothes store interior in South Korea that was modelled on an art gallery, displaying products as artworks in themselves. The renovation of Boon the Shop in Centum City's Shinsegae department store was based on the recognition that fashion is, in itself, an artform of sorts and so asked .... more
  £195m package announced to help physical activity sector through coronavirus outbreak
A total of £195m of National Lottery funding has been made available to help the sport and physical activity sectors through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Organised and distributed by Sport England, the funding package will be divided into four main strands. A £20m Community Emergency Fund will be .... more
  Expo 2020 Dubai likely to postpone until 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak
Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will likely postpone the event by a year in the wake of the COVD-19 outbreak. Expo 2020 representatives have been working in consultation with key UAE and international stakeholders, as well as the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body for World .... more
  U-turn in Shanghai as reopened attractions close again
After reopening a number of indoor attractions in Shanghai, China, after new coronavirus cases in the city dropped to zero, officials have ordered those attractions to close again, following a surge of new cases coming from overseas. Shanghai, China's largest city, had been gradually reopening attractions .... more
  Cooper Robertson breathe fresh life into historic Farmington Country Club
Cooper Robertson are transforming the historic Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Virginia, to make it more inclusive for women, children, families and younger generations. The buildings at Farmington date back to the 1760s, with the east wing of its clubhouse building having been designed by Thomas .... more
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