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Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from BIG’s panda enclosure at Copenhagen Zoo to a new Vegas stadium for NFL’s Oakland Raiders.

Monday

• A new 900sq m (9,688sq ft) Eagles Spa by Elemis is set to open near the birthplace of Aristotle, in time to celebrate the great philosopher’s 2,400th birthday. Read here.

• Denmark's first newly built theatre in over a century has opened outside the capital Copenhagen as “a cultural dynamo for the entire region.” Read here.

• The architecture studio of Kengo Kuma have revealed their design plans for a textured tourist centre on the banks of Yangcheng Lake in Suzhou, China. Read here.

• Copenhagen Zoo has revealed it is working with BIG architects on a brand new panda enclosure that will be shaped like an enormous yin-yang symbol. Read here.

• Sports architects Populous are developing physical, purpose-built arenas in which the digital eSports battles of the future can be hosted. Read here.

Tuesday

• The winner has been announced in an architecture competition to design a rural spa and guest house in Kurzeme, Western Latvia. Read here.

• Seven architecture studios have made it onto the final shortlist to design a new theatre in the heart of Edinburgh – the £25m Ross Pavilion and Gardens project. Read here.

• US National Football League (NFL) franchise the Oakland Raiders are to relocate to Las Vegas, after other NFL owners voted to approve the controversial move to Nevada. Read here.

Wednesday

• Australia’s first “Active Lifestyle” project is coming closer to reality, with the Sunshine Coast Council granting development approval for the first phase of the AU$400m Queensland venture. Read here.

• Tulips, timber and triangles are at the heart of an elegant timber gateway created by architecture studio Mecanoo for Keukenhof – one of the world's largest flower gardens. Read here.

• Following on the heels of the resort's opening late last year, the 19,000sq ft (1,765sq m) Six Senses Spa Zil Pasyon in Félicité, the fifth largest island in Seychelles, is now open. Read here.

Thursday

• The 16,000sq ft (1,486sq m) Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach in Miami has been re-imagined with a fresh redesign, modern fitness facility and destination-inspired therapies. Read here.

• Luxury health and spa resort Preidlhof in South Tyrol, Italy, will re-open on 1 April following a €6m ($6.44m, £5m) refurbishment that includes the addition of suites with 'spa loggias.' Read here.

Friday

• British architect Asif Khan has revealed the first visualisations of ‘We Are Energy’ – the UK pavilion he is designing for the 2017 International Exposition in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read here.

• The Philadelphia Museum of Art has officially kickstarted “a new phase of transformation and renewal”, with construction underway on Frank Gehry’s wide-reaching masterplan. Read here.

• All-inclusive hospitality company Palace Resorts has announced the highly anticipated launch of Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos in Q3 2017. Read here.

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