Archinect - News 2014-12-20T17:33:43-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/62698470/lava-designs-spaces-for-1920s-cabaret-theatre-in-found-in-berlin LAVA designs spaces for 1920s cabaret theatre in found in Berlin Janesilversmith 2012-12-04T11:34:00-05:00 >2012-12-04T11:34:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yq1tvxc37pylnex6.jpg" width="514" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>LAVA is creating the new interior spaces for an old cabaret theatre dating from the 1920s. </strong></p> <p> The abandoned cabaret theatre has been recently uncovered in the heart of Berlin.</p> <p> Built in 1905, the three level musical hall and restaurant has been buried in 30 tonnes of rubble since 1934 when it closed.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/21/21lr2nubqi6t9zwq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Dirk Moritz [Moritz Gruppe] stumbled upon the abandoned three-storey building located behind a courtyard in the former communist east of the city. It had a grand ballroom, a 300 square metre theatre, wall paintings and metres-high stuccoed ceilings and was designed by famous Berliner businessman/architect Oscar Garbe.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vz/vz261mv5fczh91s3.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The SECRET GARDEN will comprise spaces for small-scale performances and exhibitions, studios, meetings and conferences, luxury apartments for short term and executive rental and a new penthouse on top of the building.</p> <p> Historic preservation, fire protection and modern comfort levels are considerations. State-of-the-art technology will create a very special us...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52394299/editor-s-picks-270 Editor's Picks #270 Nam Henderson 2012-06-25T00:49:00-04:00 >2012-06-27T18:04:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/so2z9g3ng7ne54tc.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012. Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. Meanwhile our own tammuz felt "his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of architecture"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52075670/g-nther-domenig-1934-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012</a>.&nbsp;Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "<em>I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. In my opinion the former Z-Bank branch in the Favoritenstra&szlig;e in Vienna was one of his best buildings. Long before the convoluted computer architects started using parametric tools to give their lame design a boost, Domenig had not only designed the first threedimensional facade, but actually built it, too.</em>"&nbsp;</p> <p> Meanwhile our own&nbsp;<strong>tammuz</strong>&nbsp;felt "<em>his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of&nbsp; architecture</em>"&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5178330/dimitri-kim" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dimitri Kim</a> wrote "<em>Finally, an english speaking journal covered the late great Gunther's death. He's work was radical beyond he's time, beyond he's predecessors (Coop Himmelblau, Zaha hadid, EOM, and etc), and clearly beyond mainstream fabric of contemporary architecture.</em>"</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52190113/the-30-minute-interview-robert-a-m-stern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The NYT Commercial section published a 30-Minute int...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52096174/lava-designsport-jdaw-to-design-60-000-seat-stadium-in-ethiopia LAVA + Designsport + JDAW to Design 60,000 Seat Stadium in Ethiopia Alexander Walter 2012-06-20T18:55:00-04:00 >2012-06-21T19:33:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/48/48tb47y88xtqq0zc.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Global architecture firms, LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture) and Designsport, collaborated with local Ethiopian firm JDAW to win the international architecture competition for a national stadium and sports village in Ethiopia's capitol, Addis Ababa. The competition, held by the Federal Sport Commission, Ethiopia, called for a new FIFA and Olympic-standard 60,000 seat stadium to host major soccer and athletic events.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>