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  • Philips Lighting Headquarters in Eindhoven by LAVA

    A golden canopy of leaves creates a unique gathering space in the atrium of the new Philips Lighting headquarters in Eindhoven. Intelligent lights in the parametric designed ‘tree’ sculpture generate different scenarios, boosting communication, interchange and wellbeing for staff and visitors. LAVA, with partners INBO and JHK, designed the adaptation of the mid 20th century […] More

  • Zhejiang Gate Towers by LAVA

    LAVA’s Zhejiang Gate Towers are an iconic entrance to the city of Hangzhou. The design of the two towers is based on the Chinese characters for ‘gate’, and they feature a shimmering façade of fins. LAVA was commissioned by Shimao (Hangzhou) in 2014 to masterplan the mixed-use development, which consists of five buildings housing offices, residential, and retail. LAVA’s masterplan […] More

  • Greenland Centre by LAVA and PTW

    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. More

  • The:Square3 by LAVA and Moritz Gruppe

    Project: The:Square3 Designed by LAVA & Moritz Gruppe  Client: Moritz Gruppe Size Land: 62 000 sqm GFA: 146 000 sqm Location: Berlin, Germany Website: LAVA Architects and Moritz Gruppe revitalized in Berlin, Germany an urban quarter named The:Square3 which morphs urban living, with nature and sport. Constructions of this mixed use development will start in 2014. For more about this rewarded project continue after the break: More

  • Addis Ababa National Stadium and Sports Village by LAVA

    Project: Addis Ababa National Stadium and Sports Village Designed by LAVA Partners: DESIGNSPORT, JDAW Architects, John Shenton  Client: The Federal Sports Commission of Ethiopia Size: 60 ha Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Website: The showstopping Addis Ababa National Stadium and Sports Village complex design is work of LAVA architects and DESIGNSPORT, who in collaboration with local Ethiopian firm JDAW won […] More

  • Astana Railway Station Proposal by LAVA

    Project: Astana Railway Station Designed by LAVA Location: Astana, Kazakhstan Website: Astana’s International Railway Station design coming from the drawing board of noted LAVA architects, takes the massive scope of 31,000 square meters. More

  • Harbin Ice Hotel by LAVA

    Project: Harbin Ice Hotel Designed by LAVA Partners: Arup Sydney / China Size: 530 000 m2 Location: Harbin, China Website: The crystal shaped Harbin Ice Hotel is work of Lava architects, housing massive 530,000 square meters.Discover more of the project along with architects description after the jump:   More

  • Green Climate Fund Bonn by LAVA

    Project: Green Climate Fund Bonn Designed by LAVA Area: 13 000 sqm Location: Bonn, Germany Website: Green Climate Fund headquarters building design created for a location in the City of Bonn comes from LAVA architects. More

  • Classroom of the Future by LAVA

    Project: Classroom of the Future Designed by LAVA & ARUP  Architects: Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser, Alexander Rieck  Client: Future Proofing School Size: 60-180 sqm  Location: Australia Website: & LAVA & Arup team up to work on a concept design for the learning space of the future in Australia, view more of the project after the jump: More

  • Digital Origami Shelter by LAVA

    Project: Digital Origami Shelter Designed by LAVA Website: & Talented designers at LAVA create a molecule inspired Digital Origami Shelter, for more images and to fully understand the concept continue after the jump: More