LAVA on February 1-3

Beijing Design Week is one of many international clients of the design agency Lava. Working from offices in Amsterdam and Beijing, Lava clients include the Moscow Design Museum, the Impakt Festival, the Institute of the Arts Artez, and the Istanbul Biennial.

Lava was named the European Design Agency of the Year for 2010.

ADF’s next lecture will feature Hans Wolbers, the founder and creative director of Lava. Wolbers will present in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau on February 1-3, 2016.

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Iwan Baan: Internationally-Acclaimed Photographer

Iwan Baan has photographed buildings by many of the world’s most prominent architects, including Rem Koolhaas and Toyo Ito, and is one of the most widely published architectural photographers in the world. His work is known for communicating how people use the space.

Baan photographed two of Arch Daily’s 20 Most Popular Projects of 2015, a collection that shows the symbiosis between great architecture and great photography.

Iwan Baan will present his work in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau on January 25-27, 2016.

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Mary Mattingly and the Waterpod Project

Note: Mary Mattingly will present her work on January 4-6, 2016.


Mary Mattingly led a NY-based multinational team of artists, designers, builders, civic activists, scientists, environmentalists, and marine engineers to launch the Waterpod, a free, participatory New York Citywide event docking in all 5 boroughs and at Governors Island.

Designed as a new habitat for the global warming epoch, the Waterpod represented a sustainable, sculptural art and technology habitat, with as many as four artists living on and off it, generating food, water, and power in a contained and self-sufficient environment.

See Mary Mattingly in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau on January 4-6, 2016.

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