* Architecture: Green Climate Fund Headquarters by LAVA
Posted by the editors on Monday, 4 June 2012
Architecture: Green Climate Fund Headquarters by LAVA: “..the three level structure will comply with the latest efficiency and building ecology standards meeting the highest demands in terms of sustainability (german gold certificate) and net zero energy. the facade takes on a curvilinear form that hosts nature light wells, roof top gardens and large sunken terrace for the restaurant. the interior planning includes an access and logistics area with security controls, a visitor reception zone, state-of-the-art office technology, an auditorium, a conference room, a canteen/cafeteria and an underground car park..‘LAVA has worked closely with the advanced research facilities and experts at the world renowned fraunhofer IAO to generate intelligent systems, materials and skins that respond to external influences such as air pressure, temperature, humidity, solar-radiation and pollution’. - LAVA director alexander rieck ..” Sustainability, net zero energy, light wells, roof gardens..
image: courtesy of LAVA; article: Designboom