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 …

LAVA brings digital decoration to la Rinascente store window in Milan

November 24th, 2010 by shearyadi

Chris Bosse of Laboratory for Visionary Architecture [LAVA] has created a window installation for the famous Italian department store la Rinascente for its Contemporary Christmas Art windows.

LAVA brings digital decoration to la Rinascente store window in Milan

LAVA’s window installation is an origami coral reef using 1500 recycled and recyclable …

LAVA to launch giant digital origami tigers to celebrate 2010 Chinese New Year

February 2nd, 2010 by shearyadi

Two giant digital origami tigers will playfully celebrate Chinese New Year on the forecourt of Customs House, Sydney from 11 February – 14 March 2010.

The crouching digital tigers fuse ancient lantern making methods with cutting edge digital design and …

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 …

LAVA have launched the Green Void installation at Sydney’s Customs House

January 22nd, 2009 by shearyadi

Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser and Alexander Rieck’s GREEN VOID is a digital design, derived from nature, realized in lightweight fabric, using the latest digital fabrication and engineering techniques, to create more with less.

LAVA Green Void installation at Sydney’s Customs House

3000 cubic meters of space is enclosed …

LBBW Immobilien headquarters architecture by LAVA Architects

January 5th, 2009 by shearyadi

As one of the forward-looking concept of the development of Stuttgart, the LBBW Immobilien building is a zero-energy office building that combines high quality public domain with a resource-optimised workplace.

LBBW Immobilien headquarters architecture by LAVA Architects

Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) innovative concept for this building …