CLADmag 2017 issue 3
On the cover: David Chipperfield
David Chipperfield on the mistakes made by city planners
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CLAD people: Ian Schrager
On upsetting the status quo with his latest hotel
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CLAD people: Diébédo Francis Kéré
How he designed this year's Serpentine Pavilion
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CLAD people: David Beckham
Miami soccer stadium land sale gets approval
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CLAD people: Amanda Levete
Pulls off the V&A's new £55m courtyard
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CLAD news:
Architecture and design news from around the world
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News feature: Seoul Skygarden
MVRDV’s Winy Maas on Seoul’s new linear park
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Interview: David Chipperfield
The UK should take a leaf out of Germany’s book when it comes to designing and planning cities, argues the Neues Museum architect
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Interview: Joshua Prince-Ramus
Rem Koolhaas’ protege on the challenges of designing a truly flexible arts centre for Ground Zero
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Tourism: Into the wild
The legend-inspired cabins popping up across Wales
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Hospitality: Beauty sleep?
Spanish architect Patricia Urquiola on why creating the first new hotel on Lake Como for years was a true labour of love 
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CLADmag 2017 issue 3
On the cover: David Chipperfield
David Chipperfield on the mistakes made by city planners

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News feature: Centro Botín
Renzo Piano’s Santander art museum
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Interview: Yabu Pushelberg
The Canadian designers talk about their latest projects, diversity in architecture and working (and arguing) with Ian Schrager
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Interview: Dan Pearson
It’s a huge source of sadness that the Garden Bridge became as political as it did, says the project’s landscape designer
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Urban regeneration: Getting creative
The amazing projects transforming Canada’s second city
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Interview: Thom Mayne
On why he’s building a skyscraper next to Switzerland’s most famous thermal baths
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Culture: Beautiful music
It’s been a great year for German concert halls, with new venues from Frank Gehry, Herzog & de Meuron, David Chipperfield and more
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company profile
Company profile: Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd
Based on ancient knowledge – and confirmed by scientific research – warmth is one of the most important sources of healing and preventative therapy available.
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features
Cook formed the Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau (CRAB) with former Bartlett student Gavin Robotham in 2006
Peter Cook
"Somehow we’d caught the imagination of people"

As a book about radical architecture collective Archigram is released, we speak to one of the founders about the need for fun

Profile: John Rhodes
John Rhodes
"It’s about the celebration of people coming together. If you can manage that well, a venue can become very special"

HOK has been tasked with designing a truly flexible arena for Valencia. John Rhodes is up for the challenge

CLAD people: Asif Din
Din has worked on a range of sustainability-focused projects
"It’s imperative the architecture profession takes a proactive approach to tackling the realities of climate change"

Perkins+Will’s new sustainability director

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features
CLAD people: Kanye West
West announced the donation to the Roden Crater after a recent visit
"We will all live in Turrell spaces one day"

Musician Kanye West to help fund the still unfinished Roden Crater, designed by American artist James Turrell

A range of accommodation is offered, from the superior suite (pictured) to the affordable Village Lodge dorms
"Our palette was pared down to basics"

The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods

Deep Ocean Technology’s Water Discus underwater hotel
"The Norwegian coast inhabits such beauty"

The world’s most ambitious underwater buildings

features
Van Valkenburgh studied landscape architecture and fine arts at Cornell University and the University of Illinois
"Building a park is the ultimate act of democracy"

The US landscape architect on why the Obamas are his kind of clients

The restaurant features custom-designed furniture
Daniela Colli
"The alternation of light and shadow is essential to give dynamism to a space"

Italian architect Daniela Colli tells us how she looked to classical art for inspiration on how to deal with light and shadow in her latest project

Interview: Eva Jiricna
Jiricna moved to London for a placement in 1968. She was unable to return to the Czech Republic for two decades
"I look back now and think, how did I have the courage?"

The Czech-born architect on working with Richard Rogers, her friendship with Zaha Hadid and why she turned down Steve Jobs

cladkit product news
Paul Kelley pushes 'technical boundaries' with modular furniture cube system
The system is designed to enable users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, where they are in complete control of the design and function of their furniture
Lauren Heath-Jones
British designer Paul Kelley has created a modular magnetic cube furniture system that enables users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, ...
Baux creates plant-based acoustic panels
Baux has worked with scientists from the Royal Institute of Technology to create Baux Acoustic Pulp, a plant-derived acoustic solution
Lauren Heath-Jones
Baux, an acoustic products brand based in Sweden, has developed a line of biodegradable acoustic panels, using a plant-based material ...
Alusid's Sequel collection combines craftsmanship and sustainability says founder
The Sequel collection is billed as the 'most waste-efficient and sustainable' on the market
Lauren Heath-Jones
Alusid, a creator of eco-friendly surfaces, has partnered with Parkside to launch the Sequel range, the brand's first collection of ...
cladkit product news
Water inspires Zaha Hadid Design x Rosenthal collaboration
The collection consists of three smaller collections: Weave, Strip and Lapp. Weave was inspired by 'the fluid lines of Zaha Hadid's sketching hand'
Lauren Heath-Jones
Zaha Hadid Design has partnered with porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal to create a new collection of vases. Called the Lapp collection, ...
BD Barcelona Design reveals Cristallo by the late Alessandro Mendini
Cristallo was the last design from acclaimed designer and architect Alessandro Mendini
Lauren Heath-Jones
Design Studio BD Barcelona Design has released Cristallo, a limited-edition cabinet designed by the late architect and designer Alessandro Mendini, ...
Volvo partners with Reef Lab Designs to encourage ocean biodiversity
The tiles are made from marine-grade concrete and recycled plastic fibres
Lauren Heath-Jones
Car manufacturer Volvo has partnered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Reef Design Lab to create an environmentally-friendly ...
cladkit product news
Mater partners with Ditzel family to create eco-friendly furniture using reclaimed plastic
The furniture uses plastic from recycled fishing nets
Lauren Heath-Jones
Mater, an ethical design brand based in Denmark, has launched a furniture collection made from plastic reclaimed from the ocean. ...
Tom Dixon Studio to relaunch iconic Pylon chair
Pylon was first designed more than 20 years ago
Lauren Heath-Jones
Originally conceived in his metal workshop in the early 90's, the Pylon chair was Dixon's attempt to create the world's ...
David Rockwell partners with Jim Thompson for dream-inspired fabric collection
Rockwell has designed 12 multi-use fabrics inspired by dreams with long-time collaborator Jim Thompson
Lauren Heath-Jones
Renowned architect David Rockwell has created a collection of fabrics with long-time collaborator Jim Thompson. Called Dreams, the collection was ...