Geir Borg, CEO at the award ceremony in Phoenix.
Gagarin and Basalt Architects were presented with the Silver MUSE Award (Media & Tecnology) for the Lava Centre in the category of "Interpretive Interactive Installations" during a ceremony at the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
The MUSE Awards competition received over 200 applications from a wide variety of institutions in North and South America, Europe, Australia, where over 90 GLAM professionals from across the world participated as jurors in the process of reviewing and selecting the winners.
The winning entries were expected to demonstrate an outstanding achievement in their content, design, interface, technical merit, accessibility, innovation, and appeal.
The Lava Centre was especially recognised for being a successful implementation of a wide variety of display technologies and interaction techniques to tell the story of volcanism with outstanding scientific visualizations with links to real-time data streams from sensors placed in the field.
See all awarded projects here