THE:SQUARE³ — Life, Nature, Sport


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,…


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 projections.

Addis Ababa Stadium / by LAVA

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, Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, and Designsport collaborated with local Ethiopian…

Green Climate Fund Headquarters, Bonn / by LAVA

Green Climate Fund Headquarters, Bonn / by

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…

Home of the Future, Beijing / by LAVA

Home of the Future, Beijing / by LAVA

LAVA sent us their project, the Future Home, a showcase for future living, with nature, technology and man in a new harmony. The project will start construction in late 2011 on the rooftop of a new furniture mall in Beijing,…

Green Void Sydney by LAVA


Project text of GREEN VOID SYDNEY by LAVA A digital design, derived from nature, realized in lightweight fabric, using the latest digital fabrication and engineering techniques, creating more with less. 3,000 cubic meters of space are connected with a minimal…