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Venice Biennale, UK pavilion presents The Garden of Privatised Delights

15-09-2021

Venice Biennale, UK pavilion presents The Garden of Privatised Delights

"How will we live together" â' the theme of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia â' inspired the curators of the British pavilion, Manijeh Verghese and Madeleine Kessler, to create The Garden of Privatised Delights. The exhibition explores the privatisation of public space in the UK today, while considering the role that design and architecture can play in supporting a more inclusive future.

14-09-2021

"Resilient Communities”, architecture as caregiver in the Cyberwall installations at the Venice Biennale

In a recent interview Alessandro Melis, curator of the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, explains the significance of the "Resilient Communities" project and talks about some interesting sections of the exhibition. Among these, "Architecture as caregiver", section featuring projects in which architecture becomes a means of ensuring our well-being and health. Some key examples are the Cyberwall and Cyberwall II installations, made with Active ceramic surfaces developed by the Iris Ceramica Group and customised by architect Alessandro Melis himself, thanks to Design Your Slabs, the Group’s innovative technique that makes it possible to transfer any image or illustration onto large ceramic formats. The use of Active Surfaces, in other words surfaces with antibacterial and antiviral, anti-pollution, anti-odour and self-cleaning properties, render the Cyberwall installations eco-active and able to contribute to a sustainable and resilient future.

Arbau: Redevelopment of Centro Soranzo, Forte Rossarol, Venice

10-09-2021

Arbau: Redevelopment of Centro Soranzo, Forte Rossarol, Venice

In the conviction that quality space can be a part of the treatment process, Arbau performed the restoration and restyling of Centro Soranzo, a socio-medical facility in Forte Rossarol, near Venice: a project begun in 2013 in a former military complex.

Vudafieri-Saverino Partners Interior Design for Terrazza Aperol in Venice

10-09-2021

Vudafieri-Saverino Partners Interior Design for Terrazza Aperol in Venice

Venice has a contemporary, cosmopolitan new version of the traditional Venetian osteria, known as the “bacaro”, featuring interior design by Vudafieri-Saverino Partners. "Terrazza Aperol" is the Campari Group brand’s first flagship store, in which the interior design reinterprets details of the Venetian tradition and showcases the brand’s iconic orange colour.

The Prizes and Golden Lions of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

09-09-2021

The Prizes and Golden Lions of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

On 30 August 2021 the international jury of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima, awarded Golden Lions and special mentions to the best participations in the Biennale and the exhibition “How will we live together?” curated by architect Hashim Sarkis.

Oræ - Experiences on the Border, Swiss Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

17-08-2021

Oræ - Experiences on the Border, Swiss Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

The exhibition Oræ - Experiences on the Border, at the Swiss Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, combines the physical reality of the Swiss border with political and social contexts, thus drawing a new image of the border areas. The outbreak of the pandemic, which occurred during the process, gave the project additional relevance.

Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio’s “Il primo cerchio del paradiso” at Biennale di Venezia

06-08-2021

Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio’s “Il primo cerchio del paradiso” at Biennale di Venezia

“Il primo cerchio del paradiso”, or "The first circle of paradise”, is Norway’s contribution to the 2021 Architecture Exhibition in Venice, by Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio. The intrinsically sustainable installation is part of the "Time Space Existence” side event at Giardini Della Marinaressa, focusing on Norway’s cultural connections with Venice.

American Framing, the US Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

27-07-2021

American Framing, the US Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

The United States Pavilion in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia presents American Framing, a study of the ubiquity and aesthetic power of timber constructions in American architecture. Installations, models and photographs explore the architecture that has given shape to the United States of America.

Striatus - an arched 3D-concrete-printed bridge in Venice

23-07-2021

Striatus - an arched 3D-concrete-printed bridge in Venice

On the occasion of the Venice Architecture Biennale, an arched bridge printed in 3D concrete – the first of its kind – was installed and inaugurated at the Giardini della Marinaressa, in Venice. The project was developed by ETH Zürich's Block Research Group in collaboration with the Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group (ZHACODE), division of the architecture firm with the same name, and with Incremental3D (in3D). Moreover, the project and was made possible thanks to the two-component concrete developed by Holcim.

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