CLADmag 2019 issue 4
On the Cover: Bjarke Ingels
Bjarke Ingels reveals two playful new projects
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Editor's letter: In praise of visionaries
Magali Robathan praises the visionaries bringing hope to the future
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CLAD people: David Gianotten
OMA’s managing partner on Bali’s new Creative Centre
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CLAD people: Jacob van Rijs
MVRDV’s co-founder on a building that doesn’t take itself too seriously
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CLAD people: Erin Flynn
How Cooper Robertson is supporting MoMA’s expansion
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CLAD products: CLADkit
Hot new design products from Tom Dixon, Space Popular, Arlon Graphics and more
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CLAD news:
Dorte Mandrup’s Arctic whale observatory, Rockefeller Group’s Rose Hill tower tops out, Internazionale Milano and AC Milan’s shared stadium plans in doubt and Kohn Pedersen Fox’s Edge takes shape in New York’s Hudson Yards. We take a look at the latest design news from around the globe
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Profile: Daan Roosegaarde
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
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Landscape design: Thomas Woltz
The Wall Street Journal’s Design Innovator of the Year on designing the gardens at Hudson Yards and looking to the Native Americans for ideas on how to create a resilient future
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Interview: Dana Kalczak
Four Seasons’ vice president of design speaks to CLAD about working with Norman Foster and creating magical moments
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News feature: Yue Library
This stunning wooden Beijing library offers a calm space for the community to meet
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CLADmag 2019 issue 4
On the Cover: Bjarke Ingels
Bjarke Ingels reveals two playful new projects

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Hospitality: Sleep well
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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Regeneration: Power to the people
How a moment of desperation led to BIG’s CopenHill, the clean power plant that’s doubling as a skiing and leisure destination. Magali Robathan speaks to the architects that made it happen
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Museums: Crossing the line
These museums double as bridges and bring art to the lives of ordinary commuters
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Landscape design: Back to nature
Featuring a vibrating glass platform and one of the US’s longest tree canopy walks, Whiting Forest has been designed to bring visitors closer to nature and to one another
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Wellness: Room with a view
As Blackberry Mountain resort opens in Tennessee, we find out why the project is a deeply personal one for owner Mary Celeste Beall
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Last word: Tina Norden
Conran and Partners’ Tina Norden on playing with colour at Prague’s newly redesigned Hotel Maximilian
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company profile
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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The project to restore Houson’s Memorial Park is ongoing
Thomas Woltz
"I am very proud of stewarding the largest public space to be built in Manhattan in a century"

The Wall Street Journal’s Design Innovator of the Year on designing the gardens at Hudson Yards and looking to the Native Americans for ideas on how to create a resilient future

De Portzamparc designed
the Museum of Brittany, which opened in Rennes in 2006
Elizabeth de Portzamparc
"We need to stop the destruction of our world through predatory practices. We need to think of the future"

The architect behind Nimes’ Musée de la Romanité on designing to counter loneliness and the need for more cultural buildings

The reception features a Karel Teige collage artwork
Tina Norden
"We have created an approach which is playful, provocative but also functional"

Conran and Partners’ Tina Norden on playing with colour at Prague’s newly redesigned Hotel Maximilian

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The museum’s glass veil encloses an atrium and ground floor lobby
Stephen Barrett (left) 
and John McElgunn (right) were both made partners at RSHP in 2016
"Leisure space – public space – is at the very root of democracy, and architecture is about democracy"

As RSHP completes its latest cultural project, we speak to two of its partners about why Richard Rogers isn’t leaving his succession to chance

Manuelle Gautrand
"The cities where you have good cultural buildings and facilities – it’s a way for people to mix, to share the city in a much deeper way"

The French architect and winner of the 2017 European Prize for Architecture tells us why she is determined to surprise

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Elina Grigoriou
"Temperature, noise level and colour affect our stress levels. As designers we should be asking ourselves, how do these things match up?"

The London-based interior designer and wellness expert hopes her new book will help readers understand how to design with wellbeing in mind

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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Painting with Light pushes boundaries to create unforgettable visual concepts
The team combines lighting, video, sound and special effects, with scenic and architectural elements, to create unforgettable visual experiences
Megan Whitby
Belgium-based light and video design studio, Painting with Light, will translate the story of your location into a visual experience, ...