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Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

British architecture practice Studio RHE have merged an Italian restaurant and a modern co- working space under one roof in London’s Clerkenwell.



TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

Antiperspirant and shower gel brand Right Guard has launched a community gym made from recycled aerosols at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in partnership with recycling firm TerraCycle and The Great Outdoor Gym Company (TGO).



Time for leisure centres and gyms to choose next-generation air conditioning – Mitsubishi Electric’s Mr Slim Power Inverter R32 range

Time for leisure centres and gyms to choose next-generation air conditioning – Mitsubishi Electric’s Mr Slim Power Inverter R32 range

It’s time for your gym to enjoy real energy savings whilst meeting crucial EU carbon emissions targets and lowering your carbon footprint.




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Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Team Leader
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: London Borough of Havering, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Aqua Aerobics Instructors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Elephant and Castle, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Instructor
Salary: £7.20 - £7.50 per hour
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Personal Trainers
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Location: Dagenham, Greater London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Watford, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Kingston, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Sway Dance Coordinator
Salary: £15,600 per annum
Location: Cherwell, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive salary plus commission
Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Manager
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Location: Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainers
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Location: Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Officer
Salary: £22,547 – £23,243 pa
Location: Bracknell, United Kingdom
Company: Bracknell Leisure Centre


in this issue

• UK Sport chair unmoved by funding pleas
• Gym made from recycled aerosols
• Bodmin Jail hotel project approved


Property & tenders
Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Location: Walsall Company: Walsall Council
Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
Location: Company: Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
Location: Company: Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
Invitation to Quote: Specialist Consultancy Advice - Leisure Facilities
Location: Company: Barrow in Furness Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
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News headlines
Studio Gang reveal 'transformational' concept to revitalise Memphis riverfront  
Studio Gang reveal 'transformational' concept to revitalise Memphis riverfront

By Kim Megson

Architecture and urban designers Studio Gang have revealed a “transformational” concept for the future of Memphis’ waterfront, which would see new leisure amenities introduced across six miles and five distinct zones along the Mississippi river. A cultural pavilion, a live music stage, an adventure playground, .... more>>
How can new software guarantee that citizens retain their right to sunlight?  
How can new software guarantee that citizens retain their right to sunlight?

By Kim Megson

Architects, developers and local governments must work collectively to ensure that the demand for taller and taller buildings in cities does not constrain sunlight access. That is the view of architect and urban planner Paul Kulig, principal of Perkins + Will in Toronto; a city whose leaders are cracking down on .... more>>

Plan launched to safeguard Snowdon from increased tourism  
By Tom Anstey

A plan to protect the Welsh mountain of Snowdon from increased tourism has been unveiled by the National Park Authority. Snowdon – the UK’s most visited mountain and Wales’ third most .... more>>
North Carolina ‘agrihood’ community coming to life near Asheville  
By Jane Kitchen

Between 300 and 350 homes are being built along the French Broad River near Asheville, North Carolina, over the next ten years, in a wellness community described as an “agrihood in the making.” Olivette is set on 346 acres .... more>>
Coral reefs at risk of extinction unless global warming effects are curtailed, warns Unesco  
By Tom Anstey

Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said that its listed reefs are likely to disappear by the end of the century unless global CO2 output can be reduced drastically. Over the last three .... more>>
Paul Schmidt joins Arizona Spa & Wellness Association  
By Jane Kitchen

Paul Schmidt, former executive director at the Green Spa Network, has joined the Arizona Spa & Wellness Association as director of sustainability and new partnerships. Schmidt will help .... more>>
Plants and trees will cover every surface of Stefano Boeri's forthcoming Liuzhou Forest City  
By Kim Megson

The Italian architect and ‘vertical forest’ pioneer Stefano Boeri has overseen the start of construction on his vast masterplan for Liuzhou Forest City in China; a metropolis where every .... more>>
Could Hyperloop One be coming to Europe?  
By Kim Megson

Over 75 million people in 44 cities across Europe could one day be connected by a high-speed Hyperloop network spanning 5,000 kilometres – with nine prospective routes being considered by .... more>>
Countdown begins for Astana architecture expo devoted to 'future energy'  
By Kim Megson

The countdown has begun in earnest for the 2017 international architecture exposition in Astana, Kazakhstan. On 10 June, visitors will be able to explore the city’s futuristic new Expo .... more>>
SLA win design competition to transform Danish national park into 'outdoor cultural house'  
By Kim Megson

Danish landscape architects SLA have won a design competition to develop a national park near the city of Roskilde into a 1,500 ha cultural landscape called The New Hedeland. The design .... more>>
Can timber construction overcome the obstacles of urban development?  
By Kim Megson

Architects, designers, engineers, planners and manufacturers gathered in London earlier this month to participate in a roundtable discussion on how timber can and should be used to meet the .... more>>
Paul Schmidt steps down from Green Spa Network  
By Jane Kitchen

Paul Schmidt is leaving nonprofit trade association Green Spa Network after three years of service, effective 2 June. The sustainability organisation’s board of directors said “it is .... more>>
Zaha Hadid Architects unveil bold Sky Park masterplan to reinvent Bratislava's industrial zone  
By Kim Megson

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 .... more>>
GOCO creating wellness community in Thailand’s wine country  
By Jane Kitchen

International spa and wellness consultancy and management company GOCO Hospitality is creating a mixed-use wellness community in Khao Yai’s wine country, two hours north of Bangkok. The .... more>>
Zaha Hadid Architects reveal Mayan Riviera residences engulfed by the jungle  
By Kim Megson

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) have designed a host of leisure features for a residential building on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, including a woodland nature reserve, botanical nursery and a .... more>>

Features
Holovis

Supplier profiles:
Holovis


Specialising in experiential design, we bring your data to life in high-end virtual reality environments
Gordon Gill, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

Green Developments:
Gordon Gill, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill


Sustainability is an integral aspect of our design philosophy, not an additional approach
Greening the City

Biophilic Design:
Greening the City


The architects behind some of Singapore’s greenest buildings explain how urban density and nature can go hand in hand
Russell Seymour

People profile:
Russell Seymour


Marylebone Cricket Club's sustainability manager on the club's impressive efforts to be sustainable
The Future of sustainability

Sustainable Sports design:
The Future of sustainability


High-performance sports venues of the future
Davide Bollati

Spa people:
Davide Bollati


Comfort Zone chair tells Spa Business about its new über-green headquarters
Ruben Reddy

Profile:
Ruben Reddy


Can temporary structures create a sustainable future for sport?
Going it alone

Leisure Trusts:
Going it alone


What’s it like being an independent trust in this challenging financial climate? We talk to three leisure operators to see how they’re surviving and thriving
Craig Lister

Interview:
Craig Lister


Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening
Product news
Will the self-shading window become the future of energy efficiency?

Will the self-shading window become the future of energy efficiency?

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a “smart self-shading window” that can switch from transparent to opaque in seconds.
 
Elon Musk unveils camouflaged solar roofs as 'beautiful' solution to creating sustainable energy

Elon Musk unveils camouflaged solar roofs as 'beautiful' solution to creating sustainable energy

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

After teasing “a beautiful and sustainable” solar roof concept in August, billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla founder Elon Musk has fully unveiled the technology in a presentation at Universal Studios in Los Angeles.
 
Energy-generating flooring launches in the US as Pavegen’s global expansion continues

Energy-generating flooring launches in the US as Pavegen’s global expansion continues

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Pavegen, the British clean-tech company, has launched an innovative flooring system that creates energy from footsteps.
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FaulknerBrowns is renowned for outstanding performance in the delivery of innovative, award-winning and record-breaking buildings.

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Made in Italy with competence and care, Comfort Zone has conceived a unique spa professional face and body skin care range.
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Alliance Leisure celebrates Outstanding Achievement award

In recognition Alliance Leisure's contribution to getting people active, the private leisure development company was presented with the Supplier of the Year’s Outstanding Achievement award.
  Alliance Leisure celebrates Outstanding Achievement award

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