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CLADmag 2018 issue 4
On the Cover: Toyo Ito
The Pritzker Prize-winner
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CLAD people: Kelly Hoppen
Designs a spa for Celebrity Edge cruise ship
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CLAD news:
The latest news from around the world
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Interview: Toyo Ito
The Pritzker Prize-winner talks about inspiration, battling bureaucracy and the Tokyo National Olympic Stadium saga with Kim Megson
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Profile: Toshiko Mori
From a compressed earth cultural centre in Senegal to the sleek Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Mori’s work shares a clarity of purpose
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Culture: Wuxi Show Theatre
The delicate beauty of one of China’s largest bamboo forests inspired the design of this dramatic theatre in the country’s southern Jiangsu province
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Profile: Kim Herforth Nielsen
How Danish firm 3XN is harnessing the power of architecture to shape human behaviour
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Culture: V&A Dundee
Has Kengo Kuma’s V&A Dundee been worth the wait?
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Residential: Out on a limb
The home that takes ‘bringing the outside in’ to a whole new level
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Interview: Claire Weisz
The WXY co-founder and urbanist with a passion for improving our public spaces
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CLADmag 2018 issue 4
On the Cover: Toyo Ito
The Pritzker Prize-winner

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Wellness: Journey to bliss
How the Euphoria Retreat in Greece was designed to help guests heal
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Interview: Mary Bowman
The Gustafson Porter + Bowman partner on the landscape projects changing the face of our cities
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Hospitality: Slumber party
How millennial travellers are transforming hotel design
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Hospitality: New age travellers
Sameness is out, authenticity is in when it comes to designing for millennials says Greg Keffer
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Interview: Linda Boronkay
At the end of a very busy year for Soho House, the group’s design director talks us through her plans
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Wellness: Living well
The new wellness communities changing the face of residential design in Asia
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Residential: Thinking big
The new US neighbourhood designed to improve the health of its residents
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Project review: Digging deep
A sneak preview of one of the world’s largest underwater restaurants
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Company profile: Global Project & Spa Advisory
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features
Feature: The exciting new materials shaping the built environment
"Curiosity drives us and I think we all have a little bit of the geek within us"

The innovative new materials shaping the future of architecture

FaulkerBrowns’ Russ Davenport has worked 
on the project since 2012
"Whenever you’re looking at it, the elevation is running away from you, so it never looks quite as big as it really is "

FaulknerBrowns’ Dutch sports facility

The Berkeley recently unveiled its new RSHP-designed façade, which is part of a wider redesign of the hotel
Richard Rogers partner RSHP
"Leisure space is at the very root of democracy. We have to defend our public spaces"

On defending our public spaces

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The Ritz Carlton’s underground floors have terraced gardens which bring in soft light
"The difference between a hotel and a ryokan is that a hotel is more public and a ryokan is less intense and more intimate"

Across Japan, architects are giving traditional ryokans a modern makeover with surprising results. We take a look

The running tracks in the airport are colour coded: red for arrivals and blue for departures. White stenciled symbols direct passengers to the correct part of the building
Naoko Ito Chief creative officer, Party
"I thought it would be interesting to capture the positive feeling that occurs when running"

On why he built a running track into his Tokyo airport redesign

Moreau Kusunoki’s design features a façade made from charred wood, a method of treating wood which is traditional in both Finland and Japan
Nicolas Moreau & Hiroko Kusunoki
"With big projects like this one, there’s always going to be controversy. Of course people are concerned"

The shock winners of the competition to design the Guggenheim Helsinki have kept a low profile – until now. Magali Robathan goes to Paris to meet them

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"It’s important for people to be rooted in place. This is a very special house, with powerful connections to nature"

Jennifier Beningfield has built her dream home in South Africa, using ancient building methods

Depth counters take divers down 40 metres
Architect, resort owner and pool designer Emanuele Boaretto
"We’re now consulting all over the world with architects and developers on other dive pool projects "

Kath Hudson talks to Italian architect Emanuele Boaretto about building the world’s deepest diving pool to regenerate both his own spa resort and the region

The Wuhan Movie Theme Park
Ray Winkler (left) and Cristina Garcia (right)
"Mark definitely wasn’t a minimal architect – his designs were outrageous, big, splashy, noisy and extravagant"

The Wuhan Movie Theme Park and Han Show Theatre

cladkit product news
CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
The event will allow buyers and suppliers to meet
Magali Robathan
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo ...
Eco Resort Network conference to convene in Mauritius this May
The event will be hosted in the Mauritius in 2024
Megan Whitby
Hospitality industry event Eco Resort Network is set to take place at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Turtle Bay, Mauritius, from ...
Koto Design introduces wood-fired hot tub
Koto is known for crafting modular, energy-neutral cabins and homes
Katie Barnes
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio which has a passion for ...
cladkit product news
Mather & Co and ITV unite to create Coronation Street Experience
Mather & Co has transformed the visitor centre into the ultimate haven for ardent Coronation Street viewers
Magali Robathan
Experience designers, Mather & Co, have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV to unveil the new Coronation Street Experience, a ...
Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
Megan Whitby
Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
Siminetti unveils iridescent decorative panelling range inspired by plants
The Clematis design
Megan Whitby
The Botanicals is Siminetti’s newest Mother of Pearl decorative panelling collection, inspired by the distinctive patterns found in botany and ...
cladkit product news
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 ...
Ojmar introduces battery-free electronic locker to cut carbon footprints in health clubs and spas
Ojmar says the batteryless lock is easy to install and features a user-friendly interface
Megan Whitby
Smart lock manufacturer Ojmar has released the OTS20 Batteryless – the first battery-free electronic locker lock on the market. The ...
Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
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