Freespace, the optimistic motto chosen for the 16th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara – Grafton Architects –, defends that architecture can be generous and functional at the same time. In line
The Holy See decided to participate for the first time in the Venice Architecture Biennale, in the 16th edition of the exhibition, with a unique proposal. The Holy See Pavilion consists of ten small chapels built in the woods of San Giorgio Maggiore
The Holy See is featured for the first time at the Venice Architecture Biennale, with a unique proposal curated by Francesco Dal Co. Consisting of ten chapels, the concept takes inspiration from the chapel Erik Gunnar Asplund built in Stockholm’s Woo
Metal shutters and profiles, boards taken from formworks, and other recycled materials give shape to an intervention that puts new meaning into the idea of ‘heritage’.
Accidentally unearthed during some construction work, the deposit of Gaudí’s time has been restored in a way that maintains the protagonism of the brick arches and Catalan vaults.
The Board of La Biennale di Venezia, upon the recommendation of President Paolo Baratta, appointed Hashim Sarkis as Director of the Architecture Sector, with the specific task of curating the 17th International Architecture Exhibition to be held in 2
At the Venice Architecture Biennale, Eduardo Souto de Moura was awarded the Golden Lion for best participant in the ‘Freespace’ exhibition curated by Shelley and McNamara of Grafton Architects, where he has juxtaposed two aerial photographs that show
The optimistic view of ‘Freespace’, a concept promoted by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, better known as Grafton Architects and this year’s Biennale curators, is that architecture can be generous while serving utilitarian functions. Leon Battis
Kenneth Frampton (London, 1930) was in May awarded the Golden Lion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale. In the words of the curators, the British historian and architect represents the “humanistic component” of “the various ‘movements’ and trend
The exhibitions, which marked the emergence of postmodernity or deconstruction, have become more political after the shock of the crisis
With the motto Viva Arte Viva, the Biennale has opted to present low-profile figures who uphold art as a creative endeavor, not as mere business.
Spanish Pavilion The Spanish Pavilion – curated by Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns – won the Golden Lion for national exhibitions. With much economy of means, the curators not only managed to reinforce the general theme of Aravena’s Biennale (wi
The board of the Venice Biennale, chaired by Paola Baratta, has announced that Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara (Grafton Architects) will be curating the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, set to be held from 26 May to 25 November 2018. A
A vocation of service and a political slant have together set the tone of Alejandro Aravena’s Biennale, where hardly any stars have participated.
In the context of the Spanish Pavilion in the Venice Biennale, the curators of ‘Unfinished’ engage in conversation about its exhibition, winner of the Golden Lion.
One of the first events of a Venice Architect Biennale is the announcement of the Golden Lion for an entire career. This year, by honoring a master like Paulo Mendes da Rocha (see AV Monographs 161), it cannot be said that Aravena has not played safe