Marco Lavit (b. 1986) founded his architecture and design practice, Atelier LAVIT, in Paris in 2014.
The humanistic approach of the studio covers a variety of projects that range from custom pieces, collectible design, product design and interior design to open air installations, private houses and eco-lodges.
In architecture, the studio has a preference for the use of wood, often applied to unusual and innovative housing structures all around Europe. On going projects characterize continuous research on the theme of prefabricated wooden structures. Lavit’s work has been published and presented internationally allowing him to approach the universe of collectible design with Nilufar Gallery and Rossana Orlandi and product design, collaborating with Ethimo, Living Divani, Jannelli & Volpi, Lelièvre and Carpet Edition. Maison & Objet Rising Talents Award and AD Seven for the Future Award in 2018, Lavit presented his work at the exhibition ‘Architect’s Furniture 1960-2020’ in Paris in 2019 and won the Archiproducts Design Awards in 2020 (outdoor category) and the EDIDA Award in 2021 (outdoor category) and in 2022 (seating category).
Currently teaching at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris, Marco focus the work of his studio on small scale architectures and prefab technics based on the principle of learning-by-doing acting as a regular guest speaker at conferences related to his field of research.