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° Rø by Wolfgang-A Lüchow, Sebastian Andreas Scheller & Anja Kilian.

Icy reception

The Icehotel, in Jukkasjärvi near Kiruna in Sweden, celebrates its 25th anniversary with art suites designed by artists handpicked from around the world. We take a look
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Van Berkel brought ideas from museum design to the Galleria Centercity in Cheonan

Dutch master

Ben van Berkel
UNStudio co-founder Ben van Berkel talks about healthy buildings, theatre design and his fascination with art and commerce. Alice Davis reports
Since 1988, Ben van Berkel and his business partner, urban planner Caroline Bos, have championed a collaborative approach to architecture, first through the Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau, and then
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In Isono’s main dining room, exposed steel structural columns have been kept in their raw form

Joyce Wang

Joyce Wang Principal, Joyce Wang Studio
Hong Kong restaurants Isono and Vasco represent the latest offering from rising interior design star Joyce Wang, whose Mott 32 Bar & Restaurant in Hong Kong won the World Interior
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A range of events, workshops and performances bring the community together

Steve & Marie Nygren

In the US, where sprawling suburbs are king, Steve and Marie Nygren decided to create an alternative. As work starts on a new wellness hamlet as part of eco village Serenbe, Mia Kyricos and Magali Robathan find out how the founders are using architecture to foster a sense of community
The idea for ‘anti suburbia’ eco community Serenbe was born in 2000, when founders Marie and Steve Nygren spotted a bulldozer clearing trees on a neighbouring property. “It ignited in
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The opulent Vidago Palace hotel re-opened in 2010

Going to the source

Two mineral spa and leisure developments are making waves in Portugal – all thanks to investment from the country’s largest brewer. Julie Cramer finds out more
As one of Portugal’s biggest beverage companies, known for its Super Bock beer, Unicer might seem an unlikely business to be operating two leisure, spa and nature parks in the
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Victims’ names carved around the edges of two acre-sized waterfall pools at the Memorial Plaza

A Living Museum

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s achievements in curation, in architecture and design, in storytelling and in technology should be celebrated. It’s a place of personal stories, collective memory, learning and inclusion
Never before has a museum been built to tell the story of an event that was witnessed by one-third of the world’s population. Across the globe, people stopped what they
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West Kowloon Cultural District

West Kowloon Cultural District

White elephant or a new model for development in Hong Kong? Christopher DeWolf takes a look at the ups and downs of the $1.8bn waterfront project
Last November, thousands of people thronged the Hong Kong waterfront for a festival with an unusual name: Freespace. Young people sold handicrafts and second-hand clothes along a seafront promenade, while
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The installation uses new liquid crystal technology developed by researchers to create the rainbow

Daan Roosegaarde

Founder, Studio Roosegaarde
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde’s latest light installation, Rainbow Station, can be seen every night in Amsterdam’s Central Station until the end of the year. As a celebration of the station
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Despite being a single site in the middle of the Arizona desert “Miraval is a business that clearly punches above its weight” says Weissmann

Rich Weissmann, KSL International

Before KSL, Weissmann headed up the hospitality and gaming practice at Goldman Sachs
Last year, KSL Capital Partners became majority stakeholders of US destination spa Miraval. As the firm prepares to announce two new Miraval resorts, KSL partner Rich Weissmann explains its vision for the brand to Rhianon Howells
Miraval Resort & Spa, a nearly 20-year-old destination spa in Tucson, is arguably one of the best-known brands in the global spa industry – quite an achievement considering it is,
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The Wuhan Movie Theme Park

Ray Winkler and Cristina Garcia

Ray Winkler is Managing director of Stufish Entertainment Architects
Cristina Garcia is Principal of KPF Architect

The Wuhan Movie Theme Park and the Han Show Theatre have opened in Wuhan, China, the final project of the late Mark Fisher and the first permanent buildings for him
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The Namibian fog-basking beetle creates its own fresh water in the desert

Michael Pawlyn

Michael Pawlyn
Exploration architects have built a global reputation for their work in biomimicry. Founder Michael Pawlyn tells Rhianon Howells why biology and architecture make great bedfellows
As one of the world’s leading biomimetic architects, Michael Pawlyn has always been as passionate about the natural environment as he is about the built. But it wasn’t until he
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Widening the River Test was a key part of the project

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Faced with a complex and challenging site, Bombay Sapphire and Thomas Heatherwick Studio had to work closely on the gin maker’s new distillery. Alice Davis finds out how their relationship helped this unique project take shape.
When a location scout from premium gin brand Bombay Sapphire stumbled on Laverstoke Mill, a derelict paper factory in Hampshire, UK, he didn’t just discover 4.2 acres of land, but
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The two firms collaborated on the design of the Dubai World Expo 2020 bid master plan

Bill Hellmuth

Bill Hellmuth CEO, HOK Sport + Recreation + Entertainment
Bill Hellmuth, president of global architecture practice HOK, is “excited” by the firm’s recent re-entry into the sports sector. Speaking to CLADmag’s sister publication Sports Management, Hellmuth said the acquisition
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There’s been a huge increase in the number of running groups, clubs and events, showing the public thirst to be more active

Active Design

Jacqueline Bennett looks at whether, by adopting a new approach to design and city planning, we can make our cities – and their populations – well again
Even Mick Cornett, the enterprising mayor of Oklahoma in the US, couldn’t have envisaged the huge impact his ‘We’re going to lose a million pounds’ campaign would have on the
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Spear kept many original features of the brick kiln in the spa including red bricks

Jim Spear

Katie Barnes talks to the man behind The Schoolhouse, a sustainable tourism enterprise – including a boutique hotel and spa – that he’s established in a remote village near the Great Wall of China
In 1986, American Jim Spear and his wife Liang Tang moved with their daughter to Beijing. Spear had a master’s degree in political science from UC Berkeley and took a
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The supertrees provide shade by day and come alive with lighting and projected media by night. Some of them feature photovoltaic cells and some act as air exhausts for the cooled conservatories

Paul Baker

Wilkinson Eyre's Paul Baker
Creating giant cooled conservatories in Singapore's subtropical climate in an environmentally sensible way required clever thinking, says Wilkinson Eyre's Paul Baker
Since opening in 2012, the £350m cooled conservatories at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore have won numerous awards – most recently the coveted RIBA Lubetkin Prize in September 2013
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Two Bit Circus co-founders Brent Bushnell and Eric Gadman (left)

Brent Bushnell

Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus
Brent Bushnell, the co-founder and chief executive of high-tech amusement company Two Bit Circus, has announced the launch date for STEAM Carnival – an entertainment showcase that re-imagines the classic
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 The interior design is fun and eclectic, with bold patterns and prints.

Tim and Kit Kemp

Tim and Kit Kemp
Tim and Kit Kemp, founders, Firmdale Hotels
Tim and Kit Kemp, the founders of influential boutique hotel company Firmdale Hotels, have opened their latest property in London's Soho. The Kemps have described the project as their most
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Daniel Libeskind: The architect reveals how his buildings explore mood, memory and identity
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

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

The city will feature a huge range of cultural, sporting, retail and leisure facilities
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

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Miller Kendrick’s pop up hotel, which opened in Wales this summer
"Architecture is finally sloughing off its obsession with eternity"

Celebrating ephemeral architecture

The 85m-high sloped roof at the Amager Resource Center doubles as a ski slope
Brian Yang
"You can be an intern on your first day and be expected to contribute to the design conversation. That’s something driven strongly by Bjarke."

How the idea of putting a ski slope on a factory roof was born

The three cultural organisations are set around a flexible public space
Jakob Sand
"Maybe a project ends up looking like a BIG building, but there’s no blueprint. If you have a good idea, we will look at it, whether you’re an intern or a partner."

On BIG's French adventure

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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

Beat Schenk: The BIG partner on Bjarke Ingels, OMA and VIA 57 West
Beat Schenk
"Bjarke was this young kid, quite brash and totally insane, but with really good energy, directing the team about what to do next."

On meeting Bjarke Ingels at OMA and VIA 57 West

The Panda House features separate spaces for the male and female pandas
David Zahle
"I realised we’d created an environment where it was more about talent and trust than how much experience you had."

Designing the Panda House for Copenhagen Zoo

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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 ...
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 ...
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Rockin' around the Christmas tree: Lasvit partners with the Upper House hotel and Yabu Pushelberg for bespoke Christmas project
The tree is designed to greet guests with a design and light experience as they enter the hotel
Lauren Heath-Jones
Lasvit has partnered with design firm Yabu Pushelberg to create a bespoke Christmas tree for The Upper House, a boutique ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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. ...
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 ...