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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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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company profile
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Unrelenting drive to be the best at what we do underpins activity throughout our vertically integrated business life cycle.
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features
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

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

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features
Last word: Tina Norden
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

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes in Pittsburgh, US
José Almiñana
"We are committed to designing evocative landscapes informed by the best environmental science"

The Andropogon principal on pushing the boundaries of landscape design for the benefit of humans and nature

features
Olga Polizzi is director of design for Rocco Forte Hotels and also owns two of her own hotels
"On Via Sistina, everything breathes history. At the same time I wanted to reflect the modern hunger for the fantastical - Tommaso Ziffer"

Following the highly anticipated launch of Rome’s Hotel de la Ville, Rocco Forte’s director of design reflects on a fascinating project

Norman Foster and his team were responsible for the architecture and interior design
Dana Kalczak
"If we had focused entirely on high tech in the hotel, the artistry we normally strive for would have been compromised"

Four Seasons’ vice president of design speaks to CLAD about working with Norman Foster and creating magical moments

Houston’s Memorial Park is being restored following hurricane damage
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

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, ...
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 ...
Siminetti unveils first glimpses of Mother of Pearl decorative surfaces inspired by the four seasons
The new winter design is finished with naturally occurring hexagonal patterns found in snowflakes
Megan Whitby
Siminetti has collaborated with British designer Chrisanna London to create a luxury Mother of Pearl decorative surface range inspired by ...
cladkit product news
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 ...
ASPA International launches handheld UV-C light disinfection lamp
The compact plug-in product can be used easily in a commercial spa or domestic setting to disinfect surfaces with UV-C light
Megan Whitby
For over 30 years, ASPA International has designed and built high-quality spas for the hotel, health and wellness sectors. During ...
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 ...
cladkit product news
Atelier Alain Ellouz launches handcrafted precious stone lighting collection
LYRA has a sleek, cylindrical design complete with an elegant brass dimming switch
Megan Whitby
LYRA, GAMA, MONA and ATHENA are the first pieces from designer Atelier Alain Ellouz’s new.édition collection of handcrafted stone lighting ...
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 ...
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, ...