Catalan Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2017 presents La Venezia che non si vede / Unveiling the Unseen: visually impaired people share their experiences and challenges with an app, an exhibition and boat tours.
2018 Venice Biennale will focus on architecture as a civil society tool that provides FREESPACE, “gives shelter to our bodies and lifts our spirits” say curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara.
At 2017 Venice Art Biennale visitors can join the Green Light workshops to create lighting-designs with migrants, architects, designers and urban planners as an act of welcoming.
A Golden Tower on Canal Grande and a resurrected Murano glass furnace; a design dialogue between Ettore Sottsass and Carlo Scarpa. Archipanic selects 5 collateral events at 2017 Venice Art Biennale including Damien Hirst’s major exhibition inspired by a mythological shipwreck and giant hands supporting Venice endangered heritage.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
The Board of La Biennale di Venezia appointed Grafton Architects co-founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition that will inaugurate on the 26th of May 2018.
By the end of this century, global warming, over population and humans’ comsumption of natural resources will effect Antactica as well. Hani Rashid’s exhibition showcases future scenarios of sustainable and high-tech architecture.
Daigo Ishii+Future-scape architects present the Tokyo-lization project that mesh Tokyo urban features with the ones of Venice, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen and La Paz to show how our idea of locality have become more fragile.
How can architects help to improve people’s lives in growing Far East metropolises? Four exhibitions reflect on on a massive challenge that comes packed and piled to the extreme.
Hate crime, real estate and internet threaten gay bars and rainbow flagged districts. We looked into the gay urbanization process and the disappearance of iconic LGBT venues that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.
The Pool exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale explores the bond between Australians and water, and narrates how public pools contributed to front racial and social divisions.
A breathing building ventilated like a living organism, floating villages which bring life back to the Dead Sea and a Life Object inspired by the resilience of a bird’s nest. Israel pavilion at Venice Biennale foresees a more sustainable future achieved through blending architecture and biology.
H Arquitectes design 1014 House, an interstitial project alternating patios and interiors between run-down buildings near Barcelona, Catalonia – Spain.
From Nigeria to Peru, from Thailand to Denmark, China and Brazil; six school projects at Venice Biennale show how architecture can battle contemporary challenges by providing a safe and creative environment for children.
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter develops kids’ ideas and wishes to design a volumetric and silvery-wrapped children centre in Copenhagen.
In Peru, architects, students and native communities build respectful school units in the Amazon frontier, one of the most endangered and neglected corners of the planet.
Germany, Austria and Finland pavilions at 2016 Venice Biennale showcase solutions to humanly face the European refugee emergency with a positive and pragmatical attitude.
At Venice Biennale 2016, Golden Lion-winning Spain pavilion and Catalonia pavilion show how crisis shaped architects’ radical and ingenious attitude.
The Evidence Room exhibition at Venice Biennale tells how architects and academics achieved one of the most decisive victories against Holocaust denial compelling evidence of the absolute bottom of architecture: Auschwitz.
Architects and locals team up to envision their dreams for Detroit future. The US Pavilion at Venice Biennale presents visionary proposals to fuel new energy in a city that craves for architectural imagination after a bankruptcy and decades of decline.
With the Losing Myself exhibition, Irish Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2016 presents a research on Alzheimer. The installation refers to the sensitive architecture of a respite care centre that was designed to alleviate disorientation.
Which are the fronts that architects can tackle in order to improve people’s life? We examine eight fronts and key topics explored by must-see exhibitions at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
An introduction to the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale themed REPORTING FROM THE FRONT; curator Alejandro Aravena proposes an expanded-view on the social and environmental battles of architecture.
Fondazione Berengo pays tribute to the architecture and pioneering vision of Zaha Hadid with a dedicated exhibition in Venice: from iconic projects to unrealised and under-construction designs.
2016 Pritzker Prize goes to Alejandro Aravena. The curator of upcoming Venice Biennale is known for engaging local communities to develop social and sustainable architecture that improves people’s lives.
Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial attracted over half a million people, more than double the visitors of Venice Biennale. We looked into it, going beyond the figures…
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was named artistic director of 2016 Venice Biennale. After Koolhas provocations, the international exhibition will showcase the social and environmental role of architecture in the “battles to be won”.
Portugal participation at Venice Architecture Biennale consists in Homeland – News from Nowhere, a publication that head-titles “How can we be post-modern without even being modern?”.
The Korean Pavilion develops Rem Koolhas brief about “Absorbing Modernity” with a political and ambitious exhibition that features 40 works and projects from both North and South Korea. Curator Misuk Cho aimed to proove the potential of a unified country were two extreme ideas of modernity shaped two opposite cultures and architectures in much less than a century.
Chile Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale is centred around a standing isolated large-concrete panel as a symbol of the country political history and as the housestock unit representing the absorption of modernity in the past 100 years.