News: Design

FSB and IAKS present global lessons in sustainable and inclusive aquatic and recreation facilities

The 2023 biennial FSB international trade fair and IAKS International Congress in Cologne, Germany, have provided a global stage for high level dialogue on how the aquatic, recreation and…

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Nov 4, 2023 ByRJ Houston Aquatics / Design / Environment / Recreation / Sport /


Intelligent Technology impresses at 4th Asian Para Games

Intelligent bionic prostheses designed for athletes with disabilities made a deep impression at the 4th Asian Para Games. Xu Jialing, China's para swimmer, lit the cauldron with her…

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Nov 3, 2023 Design / Events / Sport / Technology /


Best in global sports architecture recognised at 2023 IAKS Awards

The best in sustainable, accessible and innovative sports and leisure facilities have been recognised this week at the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic…

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Oct 27, 2023 Aquatics / Design / Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Populous announces private equity investment

International sport and entertainment architects Populous have announced that to broaden its reach and pursue growth opportunities globally it has sold a minority stake in the business to…

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Oct 20, 2023 Design / Entertainment / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


IAKS Congress to chart path to building resilient communities through sports facilities

With more than 40 speakers and more to be confirmed, nine streams, four days of networking, drink receptions and 400 delegates, the upcoming 28th IAKS Congress is set to once again be the…

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Sep 20, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Plans revealed for next-generation stationary wave technology, ‘FlowSurf’

FlowRider and Hydrostadium have announced a partnerhip with the agreement revealing plans for next-generation stationary wave technology, 'FlowSurf'. FlowRider, one of the…

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Sep 18, 2023 Aquatics / Attractions / Design / Sport / Technology /


Adidas announces residency program for ‘Web3-powered’ digital artists

Athleisure conglomerate, adidas has unveiled its first-of-its-kind residency program designed to help foster and amplify the works of Web3 artists. The ‘Residency by Adidas’…

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Sep 6, 2023 Arts / Design / Sport / Technology /


Brisbane 2032 architecture alliance looks to encourage use of sustainable timber for new venues

Australian design practice Buchan has announced a partnership with Japanese firm Nikken Sekkei and USA-based sports architects HKS with the aim of encouraging the use of sustainable timber…

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Aug 30, 2023 Design / Environment / Sport / Venues /



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