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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Euphoria Retreat
"Come to Euphoria Retreat if you’re looking for a full health-boost, you’ll leave feeling completely rejuvenated"

Wellbeing Escapes and Well Home have partnered to bring you this special offer for the Euphoria Retreat in Greece

Serenbe offers a varied fitness programme that includes group yoga. A growing body of research suggests that exercising outdoors is better for you than working out indoors
"We love being surrounded by people who teach us and make us better. Serenbe has also really enhanced our thinking about the value of nature and being outside on a daily basis"

Eliza Bacot and her husband Benton talk about living at Serenbe with their family

Architecture and mindfulness: Ben Channon
Ben Channon
"I hope architects gain a genuine understanding of how buildings and spaces affect our mental wellbeing and how their design can be tailored towards making people happier and healthier"

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 bedrooms are on the east side, so the family wakes up with the sun
"If you look closely at the walls, they almost look like layers of the Grand Canyon. When you use rammed earth, you get wavy lines where the material has been compacted"

Well building guru Jason McLennan opens his home and shares his thoughts about environmental design with Well Home

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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"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

Maximising light with skylights and large windows was key, says Michaelis.
"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

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

cladkit product news
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 ...
Artemide excites with latest lighting collection
Designer Alejandro Aravena created O to 'reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment'
Lauren Heath-Jones
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Herzog and de Meuron, Neri & Hu, MAD Architects and Elemental, the firm of Pritzker winner ...
Designworks launches new glow-in-the-dark tile collection
The tiles contain light-absorbing luminous pigments so they glow-in-the-dark
Lauren Heath-Jones
High-end tile supplier Designworks has created a range of illuminous mosaic tiles for commercial use. Designed to bring light into ...
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 ...
Tredje Natur launches Climate Tile to bring green spaces to urban settings
Tredje Natur has installed the pilot system of its Climate Tile system in the Nørrebro area of Copenhagen
Lauren Heath-Jones
Danish company Tredje Natur (Third Nature) has recently installed the pilot system of its innovative street paving system in the ...
Zaha Hadid Design partners with Royal Thai to create carpet collection celebrating Zaha Hadid's legacy
The carpets capture Hadid's notable use of layering and interweaving as well as her use of light and shadow
Lauren Heath-Jones
Zaha Hadid Design has partnered with carpet manufacturer Royal Thai to create a new carpet collection inspired by the work ...
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Aotta launches sound panels made from hemp husks
The panels are designed to maintain 'healthy spaces' and consist of Hemp husks fashioned into a natural porous membrane that absorbs sound
Lauren Heath-Jones
Russian design studio Aotta has developed a range of eco-friendly, sound-absorbing panels made from the waste products of hemp seeds. ...
Dornbracht launches 'next generation' experience shower
Rainmoon is an innovative sensory shower experience designed for use in the home
Dornbracht is taking experience showers to the next level with its multi-sensory Rainmoon concept. “Rainmoon is a culmination of bliss ...
Bartok Design installs 'transformative' soaking tubs in SpaFusion at Pallazzo Varignana
Bartok Design creates traditional Japanese soaking tubs
Lauren Heath-Jones
Bartok Design, a Japan-based supplier of Ofuro (Japanese bathtubs), has completed a major installation at the newly opened SpaFusion at ...