CLADmag 2018 issue 3
On the cover: Jennifer Beningfield
Building an eco house in Africa
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Editor’s letter: CLAD embraces residential
Liz Terry on extending the scope of CLAD to embrace residential
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Well Home Inspires: Rockwell’s Waterline Square
Rockwell’s Waterline Square in New York is setting a new benchmark for residential wellbeing
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Well Home news:
Amrit in Florida, Christoph Ingenhoven’s Marina One in Singapore and Aoyuan in Toronto. A look at the latest Well Home developments
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Well Home Away from home:
Yatsuragi near Stockholm has opened a Scandi/Japanese fusion spa with silent spaces and a raw food restaurant
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Reader offer:
Wellbeing Escapes and Well Home have partnered to bring you this special offer for the Euphoria Retreat in Greece
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Solar system
Jennifier Beningfield has built her dream home in South Africa, using ancient building methods
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Living the dream
Eliza Bacot and her husband Benton talk about living at Serenbe with their family
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A modern day utopia
The original wellness community at Serenbe is expanding, with a new hamlet dedicated to health. Jane Kitchen paid a visit
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A love of nature
Well building guru Jason McLennan opens his home and shares his thoughts about environmental design with Well Home
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The kitchen reimagined
Veronica Schreibeis Smith couldn’t find a kitchen which worked for her plant-based diet, so she invented the wellness kitchen
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From Deliciously Ella with love:
The vegan chef has just published a new book. She shares some of her most popular new recipes with Well Home
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Ibuku
John and Elora Hardy live a wildlife in the jungles of Bali. Magali Robathan finds out more about their work
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Playful living
Alex Michaelis and his partner have seven children. He designed their home to be full of fun
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Delos launches home wellness system
The first home automation system for wellness is now available
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CLADmag 2018 issue 3
On the cover: Jennifer Beningfield
Building an eco house in Africa

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The high life
With a lap pool at the heart of the home, this property is a sanctuary for Rene Gonzalez
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The Hidden House
With its high-end gym and the longest indoor residential pool in London, fitness is the key to this luxury home
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A sense of balance
Calvin Tsao and brother Frederick are reviving the Chinese culture of physical and mental wellbeing with their Octave Living development company, as Christopher DeWolf discovers
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Prescribing wellbeing
The UK government is building 10 new towns based on health, with wellbeing incorporated from the ground up. Stu Robarts investigates
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Resilient design
Early-onset MS inspired Adria Lake to explore resilience as both a healing modality and an approach to design in the creation of her new home and company headquarters in Colorado
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A matter of principle
Chris Godfrey of global architecture practice Hirsch Bedner, on bringing a spiritual dimension to residential architecture in India
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Dedicated to health
One family’s dream of a healthy home is being realised by Robert Henry
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Ben Channon
Ben Channon has written Happy by Design, a new book about how architecture affects our mental health. He explains how we can all be happier at home
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The last word: Mia Kyricos
Home wellness is the future, says Hyatt’s global head of wellbeing
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Shafts of light illuminate the house during the day through openings which align with the stars in the night sky.
"It’s important for people to be rooted in place. This is a very special house, with powerful connections to nature"

Jennifier Beningfield has built her dream home in South Africa, using ancient building methods

The wellness kitchen is designed to be an open, sociable space
"I’ve used my own life as a living lab to study the hurdles from a busy career mom’s perspective"

Veronica Schreibeis Smith couldn’t find a kitchen which worked for her plant-based diet, so she invented the wellness kitchen

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Mia Kyricos is senior vice president and global head of wellbeing for Hyatt Hotels Corporation
"We’re now smart enough to know that it’s the environments we choose to surround ourselves with that impact our health and wellness"

Home wellness is the future, says Hyatt’s global head of wellbeing

The outdoor lap pool is heated and used by the family throughout the year
"I firmly believe that homes are for children as much as they are for adults"

Alex Michaelis and his partner have seven children. He designed their home to be full of fun

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"We want people to feel there’s hope and possibility and magic in the world"

John and Elora Hardy live a wildlife in the jungles of Bali. Magali Robathan finds out more about their work

Hirsch Bedner’s Delhi Summer House, one of three Vastu homes under construction
"Vastu can be dated back to at least the 6th century and is deeply rooted in the physical and spiritual fabric of Hindu society"

Chris Godfrey of global architecture practice Hirsch Bedner, on bringing a spiritual dimension to residential architecture in India

Floor to ceiling windows let in natural light and offer views of the vegetation. The pool provides a sense of coolness
"Even brushing your teeth in the right space can elevate a daily routine into a ritual"

With a lap pool at the heart of the home, this property is a sanctuary for Rene Gonzalez

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