A floating furnace under the Rialto bridge, detergent dispensers made from Murano glass, and a tribute to Bohemian masters… Check what we liked the most at Venice Glass Week 2023.
Titled ‘Ghost Stories,’ the Turkish Pavilion exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale suggests how some of the many abandoned buildings in the country can be repaired and safely reused for good.
Spaziale presents transdisciplinary and collaborative projects of a new generation of ‘Sustainable Native’ Italian architects dealing with a world in a permanent crisis state.
The ‘Essential Homes’ emergency housing prototype features a rollable low-carbon concrete sheet wrapping a safe and decent home for displaced people across the globe.
Housing is no longer just about living. The Estonia Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 reflects on the contradictions between homes and real estate, dreams and realities, tenants and owners, residents, and visitors.
We give carte blanche to algorythms too easily. We allow them to tell us ‘truths’ to make decisions in building homes and cities. What if they make mistakes? With the DATAMENT exhibition, the Polish Pavilion questions the architecture of data.
Ten brave projects exploring the decolonisation and decarbonization of Africa and the African diaspora countries at the ‘Laboratories of the future’ main exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023.
Joar Nango’s nomadic library with architecture books, crafts, and designs by colonized Sámi indigenous people fill the Girjegumpi exhibition at the Nordic Pavilion in Venice.
The Cloud-to-ground exhibition at the Israeli Pavilion at Venice Biennale ‘un-displays’ the secretive and ominous architecture of data storage buildings across the country.
The colonial and post-colonial history of Tropical Modernism is on show at the Applied Arts Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia.
The modernist concrete architecture of the Brazil Pavilion nests an inclusive narrative of the country’s heritage, culture, and future opportunities.
With the ‘Unsettling Queenstown’ exhibition, the Australian Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale explores the despoliations of colonialism and extractivism.
There is a great dose of optimism and commitment to make a change at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023. The most influential architecture event explores the transformative power of contemporary architecture to find solutions and build an environmentally friendly future… And starting from Africa, the true ‘Laboratory of the Future,’ says curator Lesley Lokko.
At the Istituto dei Ciechi in Milan, WonderGlass collective exhibition Abrakadabra stages installations created by Paul Cocksedge, Tom Dixon, Elisa Ossino, Elena Salmistraro, and more.
Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.
‘Social Sacrifice’ highlights the tensions that emerge between collective action and individual freedom as well as how these change in the presence of external threats.
After an extensive five-year restoration carried out by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, the iconic building of the Procuratie Vecchie in Saint Mark’s Square opens up again to the city after 500 years.
At the iconic Giovanni Nicelli airport, on the occasion of the Venice Art Biennale, Milan-based Nilufar Gallery brings together works by great masters with contemporary artists and designers.
Venice 2022: Forma Fantasma’s capsule exhibitions at La Biennale di Venezia, Homo Faber’s ode to craftsmanship, Galleria Nilufar’s design exhibition, Studio Drift’s mesmerising flying drones, the opening of the magnificent Procuratie Vecchie restored by David Chipperfield Architects and more…
Until May 1, Homo Faber 2022 takes over the Island of San Giorgio with 15 exhibitions pushing the boundaries of craftsmanship while focusing on the importance of international and cross-generational collaboration.
In the wake of the war, La Biennale di Venezia announced the fate of the Russia and Ukraine Pavilions. The first will remain close while the latter announced it would be there presenting artworks that have been rescued from shelling.
We are not alone on this planet. To save it from the social and climate crisis, architects can team up with other beings, learn from bees and birds, look after elephants and harness the unexpected superpowers of algae: 8 multi-species architecture projects and exhibitions on show at the Venice Biennale.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up what we liked the most at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.
How would our life be without bike-sharing, Zoom, food delivery and dating apps, social networks, Amazon, Uber and Netflix? The PLATFORM AUSTRIA exhibition at Venice Biennale triggers critical thinking on platform-driven cities.
Explore a traditional ‘Mahalla,’ a disappearing traditional urban and rural settlement, at the inaugural Uzbekistan Pavilion in Venice.
The AIR ARIA AIRE exhibition combines bidgata research on Barcelona air pollution, a breathing multisensory installation and a polyphonic soundscape to presents an investigation into air as a common asset upon which our survival depends.
London studio Unscene Architecture presents ‘The Garden of Privatized Delights’ exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice. The exhibition explores the rapid rise of privately-owned public space, offering an inspiring alternative vision that urges both sectors to work together to create better-designed spaces for all.
A ‘like’ in Malesia does affect a community near Dublin in terms of energy consumption. The ‘Entanglement’ exhibition at the Irish Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 brings the physicality of data infrastructure to the forefront, addressing the environmental, cultural and human impact of data
After more than a year of isolation and social distancing, Venice Biennale 2021 inaugurates with a big question: How will we live together? Curator Hashim Sarkis, dean of architecture and planning at M.I.T., invited architects to present projects tackling global issues.
Spanish architect, educator, critic and theoretician Rafael Moneo is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, that will open to the public on Saturday May 22nd 2021.