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: Alliance Leisure Services Ltd
The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, educational establishments and leisure trusts that want to improve or expand the leisure products and services they offer.
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features
Donn Holohan led a group of Hong Kong students to create the Sun Room Pavilion
"Architecture is finally sloughing off its obsession with eternity"

Celebrating ephemeral architecture

Extra curricular activities are an important part of BIG’s culture, says Bjarke Ingels
“If BIG had been founded for one project, it would have been Lego House,” says Ingels
"We want to take responsibility and initiative in giving form to our future"

The BIG founder talks about Lego House Mars Science City and the role of his team in BIG’s success

Passengers could travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes
Jakob Lange
"I was screaming out loud – it was impossible to hold back. This was something that had never been done before."

Head of BIG Ideas shares the latest on Virgin Hyperloop One

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features
Kameha Grand Zurich
Marcel Wanders leads a multidisciplinary team of 40. The studio is based in Amsterdam
"I want to create things that show my love, my respect, my interest in the world"

The Dutch designer embraces chaos

The Occitanie Tower
Daniel Libeskind has designed a number of public spaces that deal with difficult or painful historical events
"Architecture can only thrive in a democratic environment"

The Polish-American architect on how his buildings explore memory and identity

The rooms at the Lanserhof Tegernsee are arranged around a central courtyard
Christoph Ingenhoven has championed sustainable architecture for more than 30 years. He is Super Jury member at this year’s World Architecture Festival
"At Lanserhof, you spend your money and it’s difficult and exhausting, but you feel as though you’re doing something very good for yourself and maybe also for others "

How Ingenhoven’s experience as a guest informed the design of the Lanserhof medical spas

features
Andreas Klok Pedersen
"I say no more than yes. You need both sides – people presenting ideas and people not afraid to say if the idea isn’t good."

Discovering new talent and saying no

Thomas Christoffersen: From BIG intern to BIG partner - Thomas Christoffersen's journey
Thomas Christoffersen
"We were rooted in the traditions of Danish design, but inspired by what was happening elsewhere."

On the journey from being Bjarke Ingels' first intern to BIG partner

part of the wider Genesis complex
ENZO ENEA
"Sociology and functionality are the two most important aspects when we design – how an individual lives and interacts"

On saving trees, working with Zaha Hadid and changing the face of Miami

cladkit product news
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 ...
FAÇADE2017 winners
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 ...
HawkinsBrown complete timber pool facility for 'swimming among the trees'
The space has been designed as 'a welcoming retreat that engages with the mature woodland setting through the use of natural materials and colour schemes'
Kim Megson
Architects HawkinsBrown have completed an elegant timber pool hidden among the trees for a school in the English county of ...
cladkit product news
Brdr. Krüger to exhibit at IMM Cologne
The Theodor chair was named after studio co-founder Theodor Krüger
Lauren Heath-Jones
Danish furniture company Brdr. Krüger will showcase a range of new and existing pieces at international interiors show, IMM Cologne. ...
Matteo Thun Atelier create hospitality collection inspired by Mediterranean atmosphere
The collection is designed to integrate with numerous architecture and interior projects across the hospitality sector
Kim Megson
The studio of Italian architect and designer Matteo Thun have produced a new range of wooden furniture designed for everything ...
RIBA North announces winter lineup
RIBA North opens its new season with the Cerámica exhibition
Lauren Heath-Jones
The RIBA North architectural centre in Liverpool, UK, has announced its lineup of events and exhibitions for the winter season. ...
cladkit product news
Ma Yansong debuts out of this world furniture collection
Ma Yansong was inspired by science fiction and the possibility of life on Mars
Lauren Heath-Jones
Curation-led design gallery Gallery ALL debuted the MAD Martian Collection at Design Miami. Designed by Ma Yansong, founder and principal ...
Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings
Lauren Heath-Jones
The designer Ana Meier has joined forces with her father, Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier, and lighting specialist Hervé Descottes to ...