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.
Portsoken Pavilion, a sculptural monocoque structure by Make Architects, has been unveiled as part of the City of London Corporation’s transformation of a 1960s gyratory into a high-quality, new-millennium public space.
At the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia in the Giardini, the Romanian Pavilion entitled "MNEMONICS, Collective Memories Define Our Territories" explores Freespace, by recreating a stylised setting of the free space between apartment buildings in Romanian cities.
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