M9, a new museum of twentieth-century Italian history in Mestre, is more than just a museum: it is an important urban regeneration project by Sauerbruch Hutton, the studio that won the competition on invitation held by Fondazione di Venezia.
Hashim Sarkis takes over from Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. The architect of Lebanese origin was appointed by the Biennale di Venezia Board of Directors on December 18 as Director of the Architecture Section specifically in charge of curating the 17th International Architecture exhibition coming up in 2020.
The last day at the Italian Pavilion at the 2018 Biennale di Venezia Architecture Exhibition features round tables and book launches summing up the issues that have emerged in the course of the Italian pavilion’s “voyage” of exploration of the country’s interior.
Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel’s Map Studio has been named Italian Architect of 2018 for the Tramway Terminal project in Venice, while the Orizzontale collective has been awarded the Prize for Young Talent in Italian Architecture for its 8 ½ Project in Rome.
While we are just a few days away from the end of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia with the theme Freespace proposed by the Irish curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara (Grafton Architects), here is a look at STADIUM.
Numerous events and conferences about architecture are getting underway in Italy this autumn, from Milan to Rome and from Parma to Florence, while FREESPACE, the 16th International Architecture Show at the Biennale in Venice, is about to close. Here are some of the season’s most important events.
We conclude our reports from the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE with a look at the Giardini, focusing in particular on two proposals from Scandinavia, the Finland pavilion and the work by Rintala Eggertson Architects at Forte Marghera.
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