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: SPARCSTUDIO
Sparcstudio offers a bespoke and comprehensive design service with real attention to detail. Logical and inspiring space planning forms the bedrock of all Sparcstudio projects.
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features
NMAAHC, Washington, US
"Most clients are very focused on how buildings are used and experienced as the primary design driver"

The MD of Schmidt Hammer Lassen and the CEO of PerkinsWill tell us why their merger will help create smarter buildings driven by human behaviour

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

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

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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

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

features
"Wellness embraces the entire holiday experience"

The design of the newly-opened Lefay Resort and Spa Dolomitti in Italy aims to celebrate and protect its spectacular surroundings

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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Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
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Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
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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 ...
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Christie laser projectors power new Five Senses Bubble dome theatre
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Atelier Alain Ellouz launches handcrafted precious stone lighting collection
LYRA has a sleek, cylindrical design complete with an elegant brass dimming switch
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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
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For over 30 years, ASPA International has designed and built high-quality spas for the hotel, health and wellness sectors. During ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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, ...