Green Climate Fund Headquarters / LAVA

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The Federal Republic of Germany recently chose the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) as the designers for their bid to host the Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund [GCF] in , Germany. With a design inspired by the beautiful setting in the Rhine valley, and with curvilinear forms, nature light wells, roof top gardens and a large sunken terrace for the restaurant, the three level structure will comply with the latest energy and building ecology standards, meeting the highest demands in terms of sustainability (German gold certificate), ecology and energy efficiency (net zero energy). More images and architects’ description after the break.

Flashback: Post Tower / Murphy/Jahn

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Architects: Murphy/Jahn
Location: , Germany
Height: 162.40
Area: 73,501 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Murphy/Jahn

B9 Bridge Telekom / Schlaich Bergermann und Partner

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Architects: Schlaich Bergermann Und Partner
Location: Bonn,
Client: Deutsche Telekom AG
Project area: 72 sqm
Project year: 2010
Photographs: Thomas Mayer