CLADmag 2019 issue 1
On the Cover: Eva Jiricna
It's been a journey
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Editor's letter: In the praise of play
It’s vital for children to have imaginative playgrounds that allow them take risks, says Magali Robathan
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CLAD people: Vincent Callebaut
Eco architect Vincent Callebaut has won a competition to redesign ancient thermal baths in the Savoyard town of Aix-les-Bains, France
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CLAD people: Hannah Beachler
Black Panther set designer Hannah Beachler
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CLAD people: Kanye West
Musician Kanye West to help fund the still unfinished Roden Crater, designed by American artist James Turrell
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CLAD people: Asif Din
Perkins+Will’s new sustainability director
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CLAD news:
The latest news from around the world
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Profile: Peter Cook
As a book about radical architecture collective Archigram is released, we speak to one of the founders about the need for fun
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Interview: Eva Jiricna
The Czech-born architect on working with Richard Rogers, her friendship with Zaha Hadid and why she turned down Steve Jobs
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News: TWA Flight Center
The iconic Eero Saarinen designed TWA Flight Center gets ready to open its doors in May. We take a look around
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Playground design: Monstrum
How his background in theatre set design inspired Ole Barslund Nielsen to create playgrounds with a difference
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Interview: Michael Van Valkenburgh
The US landscape architect on why the Obamas are his kind of clients
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Underwater architecture: Going deep
The world’s most ambitious underwater buildings
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CLADmag 2019 issue 1
On the Cover: Eva Jiricna
It's been a journey

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Profile: Caroline Bos
UNStudio’s co-founder on the unexpected challenges of designing Australia’s tallest skyscraper
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Profile: John Rhodes
HOK has been tasked with designing a truly flexible arena for Valencia. John Rhodes is up for the challenge
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Profile: Ed Bakos
It’s time for a new approach to sustainability, argues Champalimaud’s managing director
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Community: David Polzin
How to design the perfect community leisure centre 100 13th century pilgrimage The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods
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Tourism: 13th century pilgrimage
The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods
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Wellness: Living well: Europe
With more than 60 wellness communities in the pipeline, Europe is at the forefront of this trend. We look at some of the projects building on the continent’s rich spa history
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Biophilic: Rooted interest
From hotels in trees to tree-covered hotels, these beautiful buildings bring guests closer to nature
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Last word: Daniela Colli
Italian architect Daniela Colli tells us how she looked to classical art for inspiration on how to deal with light and shadow in her latest project
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Company profile: GOCO Hospitality
The specialists in designing, developing and operating spa and wellness spaces.
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features
Photo at top of page, from left to right, the architects of Hudson Yards: David Manfredi, David Rockwell, Elizabeth Diller, Eugene Kohn, William Pedersen, Norman Foster, Thomas Woltz, Thomas Heatherwick and David Childs
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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Mikyoung Kim created a sculptural fog fountain for Chapel Hill
Mikyoung Kim
"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

WeWork opened its first gym, Rise by We, in New York last year
Dror Benshetrit and Di-Ann Eisnor will head up the team
"We will work to fuse nature, design, technology, and community in our cities in order to measurably improve the lives of citizens"

High profile design hirings for the We Company

The resort’s Ixi’im restaurant was inserted into an old textile factory
"True luxury is about preserving the soul of an incredible destination"

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Alusid's Sequel collection combines craftsmanship and sustainability says founder
The Sequel collection is billed as the 'most waste-efficient and sustainable' on the market
Lauren Heath-Jones
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BD Barcelona Design reveals Cristallo by the late Alessandro Mendini
Cristallo was the last design from acclaimed designer and architect Alessandro Mendini
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Design Studio BD Barcelona Design has released Cristallo, a limited-edition cabinet designed by the late architect and designer Alessandro Mendini, ...
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 ...
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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
Lauren Heath-Jones
Baux, an acoustic products brand based in Sweden, has developed a line of biodegradable acoustic panels, using a plant-based material ...
Paul Kelley pushes 'technical boundaries' with modular furniture cube system
The system is designed to enable users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, where they are in complete control of the design and function of their furniture
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British designer Paul Kelley has created a modular magnetic cube furniture system that enables users to create multifunctional, adaptable pieces, ...
Volvo partners with Reef Lab Designs to encourage ocean biodiversity
The tiles are made from marine-grade concrete and recycled plastic fibres
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Car manufacturer Volvo has partnered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Reef Design Lab to create an environmentally-friendly ...
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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
Lauren Heath-Jones
Duravit, a Germany-based bathroom fixtures company, has launched Tempano, a series of easy-to-install shower trays for the home. Available in ...
Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Crown Sports Lockers installed rain of Nebraska Oak clothes lockers with RFID Digilocks in the changing rooms
Lauren Heath-Jones
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities. The upgrade included ...
Mater partners with Ditzel family to create eco-friendly furniture using reclaimed plastic
The furniture uses plastic from recycled fishing nets
Lauren Heath-Jones
Mater, an ethical design brand based in Denmark, has launched a furniture collection made from plastic reclaimed from the ocean. ...