The Martians have set up their very own embassy in inner city of Sydney

July 29th, 2012 by shearyadi

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 …

New national stadium for football-loving Ethiopians

June 26th, 2012 by shearyadi

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.

Addis Ababa Stadium, Ethiopia by LAVA Design

LAVA, the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, and Designsport collaborated with local …

Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively?

October 12th, 2011 by shearyadi

LAVA’s solution is an origami cave. It features in their new exhibition that held recently in Sydney.

LAVA’s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter

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 …

Home of the Future

May 3rd, 2011 by shearyadi

LAVA’s Home of the Future is a showcase for future living, with nature, technology and man in a new harmony. The Home of the Future will start construction in late 2011 on the rooftop of a new furniture mall …

The five finalists of the International Architecture Competition UPTO35, Athens

September 15th, 2009 by shearyadi

The aim of the competition is to encourage creativity among the next generation of designers while supporting architectural research and the implementation of contemporary architecture projects in Greece.

the International Architecture Competition UPTO35, Athens

On June 29th 2009, OLIAROS, a young property development company, issued a …

LAVA wins the international design competition for the heart of Masdar

August 30th, 2009 by shearyadi

As the world’s first zero carbon, zero waste city powered entirely by renewable energy sources, Masdar in the UAE is a planned city located 17 kilometres from Abu Dhabi.

LAVA design for the heart of Masdar

A government initiative, the city is being constructed over seven phases …

DUB’EYE, the tall emblem structure in Dubai’s skyline

August 6th, 2009 by shearyadi

The Emirate of Dubai is a state-city, which has very specific traits among the Arab world, but also stands out from the rest of the world.

DUB'EYE, the tall emblem structure in Dubai’s skyline

Dubai has the role of an important synapse in regional functioning, but her ambitions …