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.
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.
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.
At 15:30 on October 19th, the Italian Pavilion hosts a meeting between its curator Mario Cucinella MCA and architectural studios Batlle i Roig Arquitectes of Spain and Harari Landscape Architecture of Mexico. The round table promoted by the Iris Ceramica Group will focus on the theme of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia 2018 FREESPACE.
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.
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