We are today continuing our visit to Vatican Chapels, the Holy See pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of Biennale di Venezia. It is a scattered pavilion, composed of ten chapels and an entrance pavilion, hosted by the Giorgio Cini Foundation in the park of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice.
For the first time, the Holy See will take part in the International Architecture Exhibition of Biennale di Venezia, with a special pavilion created on the isle of San Giorgio Maggiore. Ten important architects were invited to design ten chapels inspired by the “Woodland Chapel” by Erik Gunnar Asplund. The Electa catalogue narrates their paths and the outcomes.
The design of Davanzo Associati’s adult day care centre for Alzheimer’s patients in Castelfranco Veneto was inspired by Cary S. Henderson’s “Partial Vision. An Alzheimer’s Journal”. In Martina Davanzo’s project, patients can walk around a circular route which acts as a filter between inside and outside.
Caravatti_caravatti architetti has been named Italian Architect of 2017 and Elisabetta Gabrielli is the Young Talent in Architecture of 2017”. The awards ceremony was held at Maxxi museum in Rome on December 2, during the “Festa dell'Architetto”.
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