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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features
Stacks of cement roof tiles make up the walls of the structure
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

Visitors will be able to explore a variety of different environments
"Part museum exhibition and part immersive environment, the project invites visitors to explore Snarkitecture’s work"

Reimagining the traditional home

Amanyangyun – yangyun means ‘nourishing cloud’ – is Aman’s fourth destination in China, located not far from Shanghai
"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

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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

Brasserie Bob Bob Ricard features a Blue Dining Room inspired 
by the Orient Express
Dublin-born David Collins moved to London in the 1980s and founded David Collins Studio in 1985
"The Studio is such a big part of our lives, that it just continued, albeit through a very challenging period"

David Collins was behind the design of many of London’s hottest destinations Today his legacy lives on via the studio’s glamorous international projects

Musée de la Romanité is next to an ancient amphitheatre in Nîmes
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

The Grand exhibition hall
"A unique leisure destination in the Greater Paris of tomorrow"

The key cultural buildings for Paris’s controversial new leisure destination

cladkit product news
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...