CLADmag 2017 issue 4
On the cover: Bjarke Ingels
Bjarke Ingels on life, Lego and his team of 'BIGsters'
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Editor's letter: Blockchain will drive a building boom
Blockchain will revolutionise the way we buy and sell land and property says Liz Terry
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CLAD people: Manuelle Gautrand
On winning the 2017 European Prize for Architecture
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CLAD people: Antonio Cruz
Shares the challenges of designing Atletico Madrid's new stadium
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CLAD people: Joyce Wang
Designs the 'ultimate retreat for socialising'
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CLAD news:
Architecture and design news from around the world 
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News feature: Burgenstock Resort
The famed Lake Lucerne hotel reopens following a €480m revamp
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Interview: Daniel Libeskind
The Polish-American architect on how his buildings explore memory and identity
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Interview: Christoph Ingenhoven
How Ingenhoven’s experience as a guest informed the design of the Lanserhof medical spas
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Interview: Enzo Enea
On saving trees, working with Zaha Hadid and changing the face of Miami
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Wellness: Living well
The US wellness communities providing a new model for living
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Sport: Flying high
Reviewing the Mercedes Benz Stadium
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BIG special: The BIG team
Meet the partners who’ve helped BIG to become a leading global practice
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BIG special : Bjarke Ingels
The BIG founder talks about Lego House Mars Science City and the role of his team in BIG’s success
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CLADmag 2017 issue 4
On the cover: Bjarke Ingels
Bjarke Ingels on life, Lego and his team of 'BIGsters'

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BIG special: Sheela Maini Søgaard
BIG’s CEO reflects on the challenges of the firm’s growth and addressing the gender balance at the top
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BIG special: Finn Norkjaer
On the Tirpitz Museum and his love of music
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BIG special: Thomas Christoffersen
On the journey from being Bjarke Ingels' first intern to BIG partner
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BIG special: Kai-Uwe Bergmann
The 'BIG culture ambassador' on the BIG U
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BIG special: David Zahle
Designing the Panda House for Copenhagen Zoo
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BIG special: Jakob Lange
Head of BIG Ideas shares the latest on Virgin Hyperloop One
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BIG special: Daniel Sundlin
The vision for Google's UK and US HQs
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BIG special: Beat Schenk
On meeting Bjarke Ingels at OMA and VIA 57 West
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BIG special: Brian Yang
How the idea of putting a ski slope on a factory roof was born
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Company profile: SPARCSTUDIO
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Fu has a masters in architecture from Cambridge University
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Drawing on his childhood memories for the St Regis Hong Kong

Mikyoung Kim created a sculptural fog fountain for Chapel Hill
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"Nature isn’t rigid. It’s open-ended; that’s its beauty"

The Boston-based landscape architect on blending art and science to design creative spaces that bring communities closer

Cucinelli restored the church
"It would be great if today’s men left as a legacy for the future some architectural and humanistic monuments for the next hundred, three hundred, one thousand years"

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Lauren Heath-Jones
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The furniture uses plastic from recycled fishing nets
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Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
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Tom Dixon Studio to relaunch iconic Pylon chair
Pylon was first designed more than 20 years ago
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Originally conceived in his metal workshop in the early 90's, the Pylon chair was Dixon's attempt to create the world's ...
Duravit launches Tempano shower trays
The Tempano trays feature a state-of-the-art design that combines a linear slope with a high drainage rate
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Duravit, a Germany-based bathroom fixtures company, has launched Tempano, a series of easy-to-install shower trays for the home. Available in ...
Baux creates plant-based acoustic panels
Baux has worked with scientists from the Royal Institute of Technology to create Baux Acoustic Pulp, a plant-derived acoustic solution
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Baux, an acoustic products brand based in Sweden, has developed a line of biodegradable acoustic panels, using a plant-based material ...