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PTW and LAVA combine nature and technology

PTW and LAVA combine nature and technology

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• December 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

PTW and LAVA have combined nature and technology in an organically-shaped display suite marketing the Sydney Greenland Centre on Sydney’s old Water Board site. The lobby of the 1960s Water Board building has been transformed with freeform furniture and curvy walls and ceilings to take the visitor through a journey of the new building. The […]

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CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

LAVA director Chris Bosse’s CLOUD CITY is in CUSP EXHIBITION AT CASULA POWERHOUSE, SYDNEY UNTIL 1 SEPTEMBER 2013. CUSP is an exhibition exploring the potential of design in our lives, 12 Australian designers  ‘generate ideas that could change the way we inhabit the world.’ The future is not about what buildings look like, but how […]

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THE: SQUARE³ \ LAVA

THE: SQUARE³ \ LAVA

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• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

How do you want to live in the future? Three towers of gold, silver, and bronze and three diagonally shaped city blocks make up THE: SQUARE³, a new mixed use development inspired by sport that revitalises a unique urban quarter in Berlin. The project is just nine minutes from Alexanderplatz, the very heart of Berlin, […]

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Martian Embassy by LAVA Opens

Martian Embassy by LAVA Opens

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• July 31, 2012 • Comments (0)

And they’ve set up their very own embassy in inner city Sydney! The new embassy was designed by LAVA, with partners Will O’Rourke and The Glue Society, as a fusion of a whale, a rocket and a time tunnel, an immersive space of oscillating plywood ribs brought to life by red planet light and sound […]

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New National Stadium for Football-loving Ethiopians \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

New National Stadium for Football-loving Ethiopians \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• June 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

Football and athletics-loving Ethiopians will have a new FIFA and Olympic-standard 60,000 seat stadium in Addis Ababa thanks to a competition winning design combining local identity with new technology. LAVA, the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, and Designsport collaborated with local Ethiopian firm JDAW to win the international architecture competition for a national stadium and sports […]

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Green Climate Fund Headquarters \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Green Climate Fund Headquarters \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• May 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

The Federal Republic of Germany chose the multinational firm Laboratory for Visionary Architecture [LAVA] as the designers for their bid to host the Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund [GCF] in Bonn. LAVA’s design for the headquarters of the GCF is ‘an ecological model project’ and demonstrates their motto: ‘green is the new black’. The […]

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Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

LAVA’s school relocatable is a learning space for the future. The classroom for 21st century learning is sustainable, integrates with the landscape, connects with the school environment, and is suitable for prefabrication and mass customisation. Relocatables are the decades old solution to changing demographics, remote community needs, and natural disasters. Unsightly, they are perceived as […]

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Berchtesgaden Youth Hostel - Haus Untersberg \ LAVA

Berchtesgaden Youth Hostel – Haus Untersberg \ LAVA

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• November 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Modernisation of the Berchtesgaden Youth Hostel– Design meets Adventure: Haus Untersberg – now open LAVA‘s reinterpretation of an existing youth hostel has resulted in a completely new type of space. The transformation of the youth hostel is underway! The design is all about the individuality of spaces – LAVA achieved this by the clever reorganisation […]

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Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

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• September 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively? LAVA‘s solution is an origami cave. It features in a new exhibition opening in Sydney tonight. LAVA‘s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a concept for an inhabited molecule. The design is based on a water-molecule, referencing the Japanese Metabolist movement`s idea of prefabricated capsules […]

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Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2011: LAVA

Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2011: LAVA

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• April 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Laboratory for Visionary Architecture [LAVA] is featured at two events at Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milano, 13th – 17th April. LAVA is one of 15 international finalists for the international Well Tech Award, to be announced on 13th April at 17:00 at Palazzo Isimbardi. The prestigious award, in its 10th annual edition, recognizes materials, products, […]

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