Gagarin and Basalt Architects have been awarded the much-coveted Red Dot as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018, the globally renowned design competition for the "Lava Centre" exhibition. The exhibition is awarded in two categories, “User Experience- and Interface Design” and “Exhibition Design”.
In jury sessions that lasted several days, the 24 experts on the Red Dot jury evaluated each of the 8,610 entries individually. This year designers and companies from a total of 45 countries took part in the award.
Lava Centre exhibition is located at Hvolsvollur, just 100 km east of Reykjavík and sits between five of Iceland's greatest volcanoes. The main exhibition of the Centre reveals the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland. In addition visitors get a crash-course in Volcanology while experiencing the extreme forces associated with volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
Earlier this year the exhibition received: