CLADmag 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Jeanne Gang
Jeanne Gang on the potential of design to make a difference
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Editor’s Letter: The power of landscape architecture
Landscape architecture demands greater respect says Liz Terry
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CLAD people: James Turrell and Morten Schmidt
Using colour and energy for their vast ARos Aarhus Art Museum installation
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CLAD people: Bill Bensley
The inspiration behind his new Vietnam resort
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CLAD people: Stefano Boeri
On how the vertical forest model promotes wellness
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CLAD news:
Architecture and design news from around the world
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News feature: Lascaux Caves
CLAD visits Snøhetta’s International Centre for Cave Art in France
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Interview: Jeanne Gang
The architect behind the American Museum of Natural History’s major new wing on idealism and the potential of design
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Interview: James Corner
Landscape architects are the unsung heroes shaping our public realm, says the High Line designer
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News feature: Plugin 75
The power of parasitic architecture
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Wellness: A sense of place
The Asian wellness facilities taking their cue from their environment
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CLADmag 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Jeanne Gang
Jeanne Gang on the potential of design to make a difference

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Interview: Mike Davies
As the Pompidou Centre turns 40, one of its designers looks back on a radical age
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Interview: Santiago Calatrava
The controversial Spanish architect opens up about his critics, what inspires him and his £1bn vision for London
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Sport: Game changer
Across Denmark, a charity is turning industrial buildings into centres for street sport and art. As the concept prepares to go global, we speak to the people making it happen
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Interview: Lyndon Neri
It’s important to be subversive and challenge what’s generally accepted, argues the Neri & Hu co-founder
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Shenzhen: City of change
The leisure projects transforming this fast-growing city
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Attractions: High achievers
These dramatic observation towers around the world are as impressive as the views they offer
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CLADkit: Product design
Enjoy the latest design products from Lasvit, David Rockwell and more
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 Large communal areas such as the living room, kitchen and courtyard bring the family together
"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

Rene Gonzalez has a special interest in elevated living
"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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Quirky touches include McLennan’s Hudson Bay canoe
"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

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 Bacots moved to Serenbe in 2014, attracted by the sense of community
"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

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"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

Chris Godfrey heads up the global residential business at Hirsch Bedner
"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

The Sangha Retreat was built on the shores of Yangcheng Lake in China’s Jiangsu Province
"The key to a happy and successful society is a philosophy that places wellness at the heart of everything"

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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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
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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 ...
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. ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...