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    Let's get physical: new sports centres

    Peter Smisek


    A healthy mind in a healthy body. In a healthy bit of architecture. A raft of new sports halls are serving as a shot in the arm for their users – and for their urban, physical contexts.


    Beats per Minute: Technogym

    Brand story

    Alyn Griffiths


    The Italian fitness products manufacturer Technogym stresses the motivating impact of stylish design and has had Antonio Citterio conceive its revolutionary new Milan flagship store as well as an equipment line.


    Going Ape: new zoo architecture

    Katharina Sommer


    Building for zoo animals is no easy task. It means designing complex facilities to ensure that diverse species are appropriately housed, while also creating an attractive, immersive experience for visitors.


    Textile roofs: State of the art at Techtextil 2015

    Ulrich Büttner


    Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and non-wovens. The complex industry, with its countless products for industrial-manufacturing processes, will once again be taking the stage from 4 to 7


    Sporting Chance?: the challenge of legacy-building in ...

    Alyn Griffiths


    As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital. Architonic examines past and future events and the differing approaches to


    Own Goal: Who's really paying the price for South ...

    Tim Abrahams


    All sporting eyes are on South Africa as the World Cup kicks off. But what kind of architectural legacy will the event leave behind and, perhaps more importantly, what will be its economic one?


    Yachting – Design

    Susanne Fritz


    Modern design, beyond teak and brass fittings, has, however, been around for a long time in the world of yachting. Innovative boat-builders and designers work with new propulsion technology, materials and formal languages.Yachts are perfect for this


    Getting high in London: the 2012 Olympic city's ...

    Tim Abrahams


    When Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveiled the design of a 115-metre-high steel tower by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor, which is to be built next to the city's new 2012 Olympic Stadium, the reaction from press and public was one of emphatic