Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12865)           
UK only International

Work starts on MAD Architects’ craterous sports campus

By Andrew Manns    11 Oct 2018
Lead architect Ma Yansong said the new campus will build on the "heritage and history of Shanshui culture" / Courtesy of MAD Architects

Construction has commenced on the Quzhou Sports Campus, an ambitious project which is designed to resemble a craterous landscape not unlike the conical puys of France's Massif Central.

Helmed by Beijing-based MAD Architects and based in China’s Zhejiang province, the sprawling, 700,000sq m (7.5 million sq ft) complex will function as a kind of mini-city and feature a 30,000-seat stadium, hotels, youth centres, retail shops, museums, a gym, and a swimming centre.

The site, which has been called "ethereal" and "mysterious", will be topographically diverse and include rolling hills, gardens, a lake, and small woodlands.

According to Ma Yansong, lead architect at MAD, these natural elements are intended to illustrate how urban dwellers of the future can live harmoniously with the environment.

He said: "The relationship between man and nature is not only about ecology and sustainability, but it is also about spirit and mood. This is the culture and philosophy that has long existed in the history of this land and needs to be applied in the development of our future cities."

Speaking on his expectations aims for the campus, he explained: "We dream not only of creating an urban space about sports and ecology but also turning it into a unique land art park."

The campus is scheduled to open in 2021.

Featuring a mirage-like array of hills, lakes, and green areas, the campus has been described as a "poetic landscape" / Courtesy of MAD Architects
The perimeter of the venue will be surrounded by a "forest" of trees / Courtesy of MAD Architects
MAD Architects  Quzhou Sports Campus  Zhejiang  Ma Yansong 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

Health and Fitness Manager

GLL
Salary: Up To £25,655 PA based on 40 hours per week
Location: Herne Hill Road, London SE24 0AG, UK

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Slough, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Blaby, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dunstable, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Blandford Forum, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Spelthorne, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ealing, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chichester, United Kingdom
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Thornton Heath, South London

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ashfield, United Kingdom

General Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Mitcham, South West London

Duty Manager

Lex Leisure
Salary:
Location: Nottingham, UK

Marketing and Sports Development Manager

Parkwood Leisure
Salary: £19,000 to £21,000 pa
Location: Penzance, UK

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Sutton, United Kingdom

Customer Services Advisor

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £8.21 - £8.70
Location: Bradley Stoke
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Thamesmead, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Shadwell, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Leytonstone, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Shoreditch, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Clapham, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Archway, London, UK

Assistant Manager

GLL
Salary: Up to £31,251 per annum
Location: Swindon, UK
training with sports management

Dual Fitness Instructor & Sales Promotor/Advisor

énergie group
Salary: £16,000
Location: Milton Keynes

Dual Fitness Instuctor & Sales Promotor/Advisor

énergie group
Salary: £16,000
Location: Milton Keynes, UK

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ealing, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stroud, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Poole, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stowmarket, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cotswold, United Kingdom
lifeguard jobs  personal trainer jobs  Swimming Teacher jobs  recreation assistant jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  apprenticeships jobs  duty manager jobs  Swimming instructor jobs  Swim Teacher jobs  assistant manager jobs  general manager jobs  Catering Supervisor jobs  Centre Manager jobs  Team Leader jobs 
More jobs

Catalogue Gallery

JP Lennard: Leading supplier to Commercial Swimming Pools, Leisure Centres, Health & Fitness Clubs, Hotels, Holiday Parks, Schools and Universities, supplying thousands of products directly into these sectors.
JPL
BSW: BSW is a manufacturer of sports floorings, sports mats, gym flooring, elastomer products for impact sound insulation and vibration isolation, anti-slip mats for securing loads as well as protective and separating layers.
BSW
More catalogues

Video Gallery

Myzone
Tracking your workout effort just became effortless.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment is the government department that supports UK companies to trade internationally and helps overseas businesses to set up in the UK.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Matrix unveils Glute Trainer
At this year's FIBO fitness equipment giant Matrix debuted a host of new products and innovations, including the Glute Trainer.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location:
Company: Will to Win
Location:
Company: Savills
Location: New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside
Company: Wirral Borough Council
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

06-07 Jul 2019
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
More diary dates