CLADmag 2016 issue 3
On the Cover: Patrik Schumacher
The next chapter for Zaha Hadid Architects
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CLAD people: Maria Vafiadis, MKV Design founder
MKV completes the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane redesign
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CLAD people: Tadao Ando, architect
Renovating the Bourse de Commerce for Francois Pinault's Paris art museum
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CLAD people: Moby, musician and restaurateur
Architects must not forget the people who use their buildings
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CLAD news:
News from around the globe
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Interview: Patrik Schumacher
The director of Zaha Hadid Architects on how ZHA plans to keep innovating with passion
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Ask the experts: Timber towers
Tall timber buildings have an exciting future. The experts explain
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Beautiful bathhouses: Bathed in beauty
We check out some gorgeous new bathhouses and the architects and designers who made them happen
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Interview: Kengo Kuma
The Tokyo Olympic Stadium designer shares his philosophies
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Investment: People power
Crowdfunding can empower architects, but knowledge of the challenges is vital, finds Kath Hudson
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CLADmag 2016 issue 3
On the Cover: Patrik Schumacher
The next chapter for Zaha Hadid Architects

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Wellbeing: Healthy buildings
Designing buildings that support wellbeing is a growing trend which will transform the way we think about architecture says Younha Rhee
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Hospitality: Going Dutch
As the Pulizter Amsterdam is relaunched, creative director Jacu Strauss talks about working in a UNESCO World Heritage location
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Sport: Breaking the mould
Why shouldn’t sports facilities be beautiful? Across Asia, architects are creating landmark buildings for the public, discovers Christopher de Wolf
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Interview: Ma Yansong
The founder of MAD on nature and urbanism, the Harbin Opera House and battling conservatism
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Interview: Andrew James
The Populous director explains a major deal which will transform China’s sporting infrastructure
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Water innovation: Oceans of opportunity
Architect Koen Olthuis says floating buildings will change the world
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CLADkit: Product design
The latest design products from Ibuku, Olafur Eliasson and more
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Company profile: GSM Project
Founded in 1958, GSM Project is a multidisciplinary design and production firm specializing in museum exhibitions, observation decks, and other visitor experiences. With over 1000 projects worldwide, we are a turnkey supplier with over 60 years of experience.
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V Starr Interiors, Venus Williams’ practice, designed a tennis lounge for the club and one of the hotel’s suites
DMAC’s Dwayne MacEwen
"The hotel concept came late in the game, but it was an inspired idea"

The newly renovated Chicago Midtown Athletic Club features a boutique hotel, a pool-come-ice rink and spaces designed by Venus Williams

The Yongsan park site is bigger than Central Park
Adriaan Geuze
"The profile of landscape architecture has been raised by international cities competing with one another"

How the West 8 founder is using the healing power of nature on a Korean site with a turbulent history

Gensler worked on the renovation of Capital One in Richmond, Virgina
Tom Lindblom
"Public spaces support the widest diversity of experiences"

At last concrete proof that design is the critical factor that turns good experiences into great ones says Gensler’s Tom Lindblom

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Work is due to start on the Hotel Valle Sagrado in Cuzco, Peru
Schreibeis Smith set up Vera Iconica Architecture in 2010
"Wellness is essentially an insurance policy to promote physical and mental long term health"

Raising the profile of wellness architecture

At the Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat, reclaimed brick walls create multiple courtyard enclosures
Rossana Hu studied at the University of California at Berkeley, where she met Lyndon Neri
"Interior projects carried out by architects have a depth that’s generally lacking today"

Neri & Hu’s latest project

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"We want to create the illusion that guests are entering another world when they arrive at the resort"

An Icelandic spa retreat inspired by surrealist folk tales

The Vault Door leads to The Ned’s members’ club, housed in the former bank strongroom
Lund has worked as a designer for Soho House since 2014. She co-led the design of The Ned
"My favourite part of the building is the original bank vault, in the belly of the building. It once stored gold bullion deposits of £335m"

On the challenges of creating The Ned

cladkit product news
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 ...
FAÇADE2017 winners 'diverse and remarkable', says SFE board member
Ramboll was awarded for the Blavatnik Building, Switchouse Extension of the Tate Moder
Lauren Heath-Jones
A trio of British leisure facilities have been honoured in the Façade2017 awards. Established in 2013 by the Society of ...
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 ...
cladkit product news
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 ...
AB Concept partners with House of Tai Ping for luxurious rug collection
The collection was inspired by the idea of looking down at the world from a great height
Lauren Heath-Jones
Design house AB Concept has partnered with bespoke rug specialist Tai Ping to create Nephele, an exclusive line of handcrafted ...
Hotel Crescent Court opens new spa following multi-million-dollar renovation
Hotel Crescent Court has reopened its spa after a multi-million dollar refurbishment
Lauren Heath-Jones
Hotel Crescent Court, a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas, has reopened its spa and fitness centre after completing a multi-million-dollar ...
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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 ...
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 ...