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CLADmag 2017 issue 3
On the cover: David Chipperfield
David Chipperfield on the mistakes made by city planners
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CLAD people: Ian Schrager
On upsetting the status quo with his latest hotel
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CLAD people: Diébédo Francis Kéré
How he designed this year's Serpentine Pavilion
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CLAD people: David Beckham
Miami soccer stadium land sale gets approval
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CLAD news:
Architecture and design news from around the world
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News feature: Seoul Skygarden
MVRDV’s Winy Maas on Seoul’s new linear park
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Interview: David Chipperfield
The UK should take a leaf out of Germany’s book when it comes to designing and planning cities, argues the Neues Museum architect
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Interview: Joshua Prince-Ramus
Rem Koolhaas’ protege on the challenges of designing a truly flexible arts centre for Ground Zero
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Tourism: Into the wild
The legend-inspired cabins popping up across Wales
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Hospitality: Beauty sleep?
Spanish architect Patricia Urquiola on why creating the first new hotel on Lake Como for years was a true labour of love 
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CLADmag 2017 issue 3
On the cover: David Chipperfield
David Chipperfield on the mistakes made by city planners

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Interview: Yabu Pushelberg
The Canadian designers talk about their latest projects, diversity in architecture and working (and arguing) with Ian Schrager
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Interview: Dan Pearson
It’s a huge source of sadness that the Garden Bridge became as political as it did, says the project’s landscape designer
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Urban regeneration: Getting creative
The amazing projects transforming Canada’s second city
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Interview: Thom Mayne
On why he’s building a skyscraper next to Switzerland’s most famous thermal baths
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Culture: Beautiful music
It’s been a great year for German concert halls, with new venues from Frank Gehry, Herzog & de Meuron, David Chipperfield and more
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company profile
Company profile: Fabio Alemanno Design Ltd
Based on ancient knowledge – and confirmed by scientific research – warmth is one of the most important sources of healing and preventative therapy available.
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features
Building the hotel involved draining and refilling most of the quarry water
Martin Jochman founded JADE+QA in 2013. He formerly worked for Atkins
"We didn’t want to put in any gimmicks. We wanted to create a building that’s inherently sustainable through passive sustainability"

When Martin Jochman set out to transform an old quarry into a luxury hotel, he faced some serious challenges

The transparent structure is defined by delicate columns, offering views inside and out
Alexander Schwarz
"Our aim was to create a place celebrating public space and accessibility"

The opening of the James-Simon- Galerie on Berlin’s Museum Island completes two decades of work for David Chipperfield Architects. The lead designer talks us through the building

Equinox Hotel Hudson Yards is housed in 35 Hudson Yards, a tower building designed by SOM’s David Childs
"Further hotels have been confirmed for Los Angeles, Santa Clara, CA, Seattle, Chicago and Houston"

Rockwell Group and Joyce Wang on the inspirations behind the guest rooms, public spaces, spa and gym at Equinox Hotel Hudson Yards

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Francis graduated as a landscape architect in Belgium. He returned to Lebanon in 1993
"I believe gardens are where the soul rests"

With a focus on desert landscapes and collaborations with Zaha Hadid and OMA, the principal of Francis Landscapes has a deep belief in the power of nature

The eighth floor Suite Terrace is inspired by ‘Californian cool’
"We tried to take over in a friendly way"

The Standard’s first London hotel is bold, fun and full of surprising touches

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"Sam was such a champion for the team, and my goal is simply to carry that same torch"

As Blackberry Mountain resort opens in Tennessee, we find out why the project is a deeply personal one for owner Mary Celeste Beall

Marianne Shillingford
"The technology involved in paint is extraordinary"

Used cleverly, colour has the power to influence how people use the spaces they inhabit, says the creative director of Dulux

Roosegaarde’s Space Waste Lab aims to upcycle space waste into sustainable products
"I want to demonstrate that creativity is our true capital as humans "

Rather than feeling fearful and helpless about the future, we must design a way out of the environmental problems we have created, argues the innovative Dutch designer, artist and inventor Daan Roosegaarde

cladkit product news
Fabio Alemanno Design uses elegant semi-precious stones to create memorable spa experiences
Alemanno believes the stones are well-placed in the spa environment thanks to their capacity to positively support physical and mental health
Megan Whitby
Fabio Alemanno Design has expanded its collection with semi-precious stones to enhance spas, wellness facilities, hotels and private residences. The ...
Christie laser projectors power new Five Senses Bubble dome theatre
The dome aims to integrate technology with arts and culture
Magali Robathan
Christie® GS Series 1DLP® laser projectors are delivering vivid and lifelike visuals in a new dome theatre located in Xiong’an ...
Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
The design of the columns was inspired by the sea
Magali Robathan
After a two-year renovation, Oakland-based metal experts Móz Designs have unveiled their inclusion in Georgia Aquarium’s new shark gallery. Located ...
cladkit product news
Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
Magali Robathan
A group of Dutch engineers have presented a new attractions concept that combines a flying observation cabin with LED digital ...
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics for the Academy Museum
Magali Robathan
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...
Cosm unveils Experience Centre with ‘one of a kind’ LED dome
The new Experience Centre houses a 20m LED dome
Magali Robathan
Cosm, a global technology company that builds end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences, has unveiled its Experience Centre which houses a ...
cladkit product news
LianTronics’ glasses-free 3D Star Trek LED screen attracts attention
Magali Robathan
LianTronics’ giant curved LED wall with stunning glasses-less 3D spaceship display effect has attracted many on the street of Chengdu, ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
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