CLADbook 2017


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Editor’s letter: Building positivity
In this first edition of CLADbook, we celebrate the people who are taking this vital industry forward, with their innovations, energy and creativity
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Development: Development pipeline
An index of new leisure architecture projects coming to fruition in the next few years
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Movers & Shakers: Bjarke Ingels
The Danish wunderkind has received international acclaim - mainly because he’s a yes-man at heart
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Movers & Shakers: Thomas Heatherwick
The maverick designer behind London’s Garden Bridge has made surprising his trademark. Here’s why
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Movers & Shakers: Jean-Michel Gathy
Gathy, a living legend in hospitality and spa design, says there’s no place for prima donnas in architecture
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Movers & Shakers: Clodagh
The Irish-born designer on why she’s motivated by making a positive impact, in architecture and in life
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Movers & Shakers: Michael Pawly
Biomimicry expert Pawlyn explains why architecture and biology make good bedfellows
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Movers & Shakers: David Rockwell
Rockwell has earned a global reputation by bringing drama to everything he works on. But, theatre’s in his blood
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Movers & Shakers: Rod Sheard & Chris Lee
Populous founder Sheard and the firm’s rising star Lee discuss the changing face of stadia design
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Movers & Shakers: Kjetil Trædal Thorsen
Snohetta’s portfolio of thoughtful works is growing at speed. Founding partner Thorsen shares the firm’s philosophy
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Events: Diary dates
Rounding up the major events in the global architecture, design and construction calendar
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Disruption: Rule breakers
Presenting a range of projects that fuse typologies, push boundaries and upturn expectations
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Water Innovation: Oceans of opportunity
Floating architecture is starting to take off . We talk to Waterstudio and ask: what’s its potential?
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Stadium Design: Field of jeans
Behind the scenes at a sports venue at the leading edge of technology, Levi’s Stadium
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Museums: Grand designs
The wow factor: when the world’s big-hitting architects meet big-budget cultural institutions
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Spa Design: Spas in their eyes
Top resort and spa designers share their creative process and sources of inspiration
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Child-Friendly Design: Making a play
Architects from Walt Disney Imagineering reveal the secrets of kid-centric design
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Immersive Design: Why immersion matters
Immersion is vital in the leisure sectors. We look at the keys to immersing guests in a space
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Retail Design: Designer labels
Charting the rise of the starchitect in the world of elite brands and their stores
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Restaurant Design: Setting the stage
We look at the theatre in restaurant design and some enduring projects from the New York scene
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Promotional feature: WTS International
Life’s great pleasures inspire WTS International’s foodie Spa in the Epicurean hotel, Florida
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Green Developments: Richard Hassell, WOHA
Richard Hassell tell us how buildings can bring wellbeing to people, even in high-density cities
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Green Developments: Professor Jason Pomeroy, Pomeroy Studio
A leading architect explains how green buildings can positively effect their surroundings
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Green Developments: Gordon Gill, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill
Sustainability is an integral aspect of our design philosophy, not an additional approach
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Sustainable Sports: Design Good sports
Explore the myriad ways to design a sustainable sports venues and help local communities
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Green accreditation: Five star sustainability
BREEAM-certified hotels lead the way in green architecture, and save money too
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Research: High expectations
Economists investigate whether a famous architect can help a developer build a taller building
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Architects & Fiction: Multi story
Delve into the world of architectural fiction as architects learn to tell (more literal) stories
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Placemaking: Build and they will come
Attractions and tourism are inextricably linked, and architects play a vital role in the relationship
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Architects In Film: Character building
What kind of personalties do architects have, and do the movies hold the answer?
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CLAD people: Richard Rogers
Rogers calls on architects to contribute to the public good and defend public spaces
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CLAD people: Philippe Starck
Starck, who’s been breaking the rules since the 60s, talks about his ‘inflatable’ health club
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CLAD people: Irene Forte
Rocco Forte’s daughter says simplicity is the secret behind her new spa concept
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CLAD people: Joyce Wang
Interior designer Wang asks people to think intellectually about space
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CLAD people: Naoko Ito
Ito shares the thought processes behind the running track design at Narita Airport
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CLAD people: Wolfgang Buttress
The artist on his famous Hive, which has found a permanent home at Kew Gardens
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CLAD people: Carsten Holler
It’s impossible to travel down a slide without smiling, says the man behind ArcelorOrbit’s winding attraction
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CLAD people : Tim Stonor
Through a new academy, Stonor is bringing Space Syntax methodology to architects and planners everywhere
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Contacts: CLAD profiles
Find out more about architects, designers, consultancies and suppliers, across the industry
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CLAD Suppliers: Contacts
Find out more about suppliers, across the industry
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Company profile: TVS Group
TVS has a broad portfolio of products, including high-performing shock pads, surfaces for sport, fitness and play, as well as highly specialised acoustic materials for noise and vibration control.
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features
Thun uses prefabricated wooden elements in his projects to increase sustainability and save time
Matteo Thun leads a design studio of over 70 people, with offices in Milan and Shanghai
"We want a longer life cycle for every product, even if it means business is slower"

Simplicity and sustainability should be at the heart of all design argues the Italian architect

The China Central Television HQ in Beijing is one of Scheeren’s best-known buildings
According to Ole Scheeren, the best buildings are the ones that tell us stories
"Economic value can be achieved by a sense of generosity towards the public domain"

The architect behind Beijing’s CCTV Headquarters and the Taipei Performing Arts Center talks form, fiction and fantasy with Kim Megson

(From left to right) Alex Mustonen, Daniel Arsham and Ben Porto make up the New York design studio Snarkitecture
"Part museum exhibition and part immersive environment, the project invites visitors to explore Snarkitecture’s work"

Reimagining the traditional home

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British materials and the history of London served as inspiration for the design
Mexican architect Frida Escobedo runs a practice in Mexico City
"I hope visitors will find a space in which the passage of time feels a bit hazy — fun yet meditative"

Creating the Serpentine Pavilion

Restoration work on Nanshufang, one of the most architecturally impressive buildings
"This carefully choreographed interplay of room and courtyard extends through all scales of the masterplan"

The desire to save a threatened forest and historic buildings in China led to a truly unique resort, We speak to the people that made it happen

Musée de la Romanité
French-Brazilian architect Elizabeth de Portzamparc designed the museum
"This museum is the smallest public facility I’ve worked on, but the most symbolic"

On her futuristic new museum

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Ben van Berkel believes practices will all become ‘arch tech’ firms
"We’re living in the age of the iPhone, yet the architecture and construction industries are still in the Walkman phase"

On the launch of his tech startup

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Empex Watertoys partners with Singapore architecture firm on new splash park
Buds is a new splash park that caters to children aged 12 and under
Lauren Heath-Jones
Empex Watertoys has partnered with Singapore landscape architecture firm Playpoint Singapore Pte to create Buds, an exciting new splash park ...
Carlo Ratti's 'wonder wall' robot could become reality with kickstarter campaign
Unveiled at Milan Design Week, as part of Ratti's Living Nature installation, the Scribit is the result of Ratti's ongoing investigation into and development of writing machines
Lauren Heath-Jones
Carlo Ratti Associatti has developed an intelligent robot capable of writing and drawing on vertical surfaces. Called Scribit, the device ...
Parkside opens flagship Chelsea showroom
The showroom is designed to inspire its clients
Lauren Heath-Jones
Parkside, a designer of contemporary porcelain and ceramic tiles, has opened its first showroom in the UK. Located in Chelsea ...
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Ben van Berkel launches UNSense startup to boost health and wellbeing in built environments
Kim Megson
Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and his design firm UNStudio have launched a tech startup to “improve the health and ...
Bright Buildings to create UK's first 'open sky' swimming pool
Bright Buildings will create the retractable roof for the Open Sky pool at Ivybridge Leisure Centre
Lauren Heath-Jones
Leisure operator Fusion Lifestyle has announced that it will invest millions of pounds over the course of the next three ...
Kvorning wins contest to design aquaculture exhibit at Norway's Coastal Museum
The exhibition explores the history of Norway's fish-farming industry dating back to 1970
Lauren Heath-Jones
Copenhagen-based design studio Kvorning Design and Norwegian advertising agency Vindfang have won a competition, organised by Museums in Sør Trøndelag ...
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Dornbracht debuts Rainmoon wellness shower concept at  Salone del Mobile
Rainmoon is a multi-sensory wellness experience designed to revitalise and reinvigorate the user
Lauren Heath-Jones
Dornbracht, a German-based luxury bathroom specialist, has launched an innovative new shower experience, Rainmoon. Slated as the next generation of ...
London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees
CityTree is a living wall that reduces particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide in the air by 30 per cent
Lauren Heath-Jones
The Crown Estate, a London-based commercial real estate company, has partnered with Westminster City Council and cleantech specialist Evergen Systems ...