Articles tagged Leisure


How do you bring more customers in? By bringing them out, according to Freitag

Seoul – Designed in collaboration with Torafu Architects, the new Freitag flagship in Seoul offers an outdoors leisure space to its customers.


Leisure clubs in China aren’t just for grown-ups – they’re for the little ones, too

Suzhou, China – X+Living's Loong Swim Club is a fairy-tale-like sports centre catered to kids' entertainment and parents' leisure.


Through an urban intervention project, a tree grows in Beijing

Beijing – Surrounded by dilapidated residences, an exterior annex near an office building turned youth apartment brings the joy of nature to a tough environment.

Gymnasium du Bon Lait by Dietrich Untertrifaller. Photos Julian Lanoo

A wooden monolith by Dietrich Untertrifaller crowns the district of Bon Lait

LYON – Dietrich Untertrifaller completes a public gymnasium flooded in natural light through a series of truncated wooden pyramid skylights.

Chengdu Zhongshuge by X+Living. Photos Shao Feng

X+Living's fanciful bookstore is a wonderland for all ages

CHENGDU – Part bookstore, part library; the magical world of literature has been brought to life in a unique setting in a shopping mall in central China.

The balance-of-energy concept characterises the interior, generating a smooth flow of circulation throughout the building.

Mikou Design Studio balances energy for a Parisian pool retreat

PARIS – A double-layered skin creates depth-defining façades, mimicking the elliptical patterns created on the surface water.

Stade Vélodrome’s new roof canopy has become one of the Marseille’s most recognizable objects.

Stade Vélodrome by SCAU

MARSEILLE – In anticipation of the 2016 European Championship, Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome has been transformed by Paris-based architects SCAU, and local architect Didier Rogeon.

The stadium’s roof provides shelter from the city’s tropical heat to its 55,000 occupants.

Singapore Sports Hub by DP Architects and Arup Associates

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Sports Hub offers a multifunctional programme, the largest free-spanning dome in the world and sweeping views of the city.

Rather than containing all the activities within, the new harbour bath provides access to the open sea.

Faaborg Harbour Bath by Urban Agency and JDS Architects

FAABORG – The latest Danish harbour bath turns its famous precedent inside out in the hope of attracting more users.

The architects describe the building as 'a large tree-trunk that has been laid horizontally.'

Pierres Vives by Zaha Hadid Architects

MONTPELLIER – An archive, library and sports department inhabit Zaha Hadid Architects' design in southern France, which exploits chamfered contours and deep concrete volumes, supporting the …

Natural light will enter inside through transparent ceiling openings.

Piscine du Fort

PARIS – Mikou Design Studio has won a competition to realize a 4000-sq-m swimming pool in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

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