CLADmag 2017 issue 1
On the cover: Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor on the role of emotions in his work
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Editor’s letter: Tearing down barriers, building understanding
Inclusive leisure spaces have never been more important, says Liz Terry
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CLAD people: Inge Moore co founder MUSE
On bringing a sense of fun to spa and gym design
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CLAD people: Ruben Reddy founder Ruben Reddy Architects
Why don't architects design more temporary sporting facilities?
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CLAD news:
News from around the globe
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News: 2017: A look ahead
The top leisure buildings to look forward to this year
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Interview: Peter Zumthor
The Pritzker Prize-winner on those LACMA renderings
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News Feature: Elbphilharmonie
Herzog & de Meuron’s remarkable Hamburg concert hall opens at last
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The Design Museum: A new home
The team behind the Design Museum’s new London home describe a unique partnership
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News feature: biophilic gym
Could biophilic design transform the work out experience for gym goers?
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Sport: Breaking boundaries
The people creating a pioneering cricket stadium that’s helping to heal wounds in Rwanda
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CLADmag 2017 issue 1
On the cover: Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor on the role of emotions in his work

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Interview: Richard Meier
The American modernist architect on his latest project and his love of the colour white
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Museum: Lighting the way
The architects behind the new Statue of Liberty Museum
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Innovation: Material world
The innovative new materials shaping the future of architecture
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Urban Design: Active cities
It’s time to get serious about designing more people-friendly cities, say Jan Gehl and Helle Søholt
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Q&A: Tina Norden
The Conran & Partners director outlines the trends shaping hospitality design
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Luxigon: Eric de Broches des Combes
Eric de Broches des Combes on the unexpected challenges of creating architectural visualisations
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Project in focus: A landmark for Lisbon
The long road to creating AL_A’s MAAT Museum in Portugal
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CLADkit: Product design
The latest products from Amanda Levete, Elon Musk and more
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company profile
Company profile: Polin Group
Market leader in design, manufacturing and installation of waterslides and water leisure developments.
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Perkins+Will are working on a major expansion of Detroit’s Motown Museum
Gabrielle Bullock studied architecture and fine art at the Rhode Island School of Design
"I’m one of 424 black female licensed architects in the US. We represent 0.2 per cent of the profession"

Architects must reflect the world they design for, says Perkins+Will’s director of global diversity

UNSense aims to integrate technologies into the built environment
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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One of the antique villas is carefully reconstructed
"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

Iain Watson, Simon Rawlings and Lewis Taylor
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

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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

Hotel and convention centre
"A unique leisure destination in the Greater Paris of tomorrow"

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

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

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
EAS PREVIEW: Bright Buildings to exhibit BrightOpen designs
Bright Buildings will be showcasing its range of BrightOpen buildings
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), design and architecture firm Bright Buildings will be exhibiting its range of BrightOpen ...