Posts Tagged ‘Venice Architecture Biennale’

Iran national pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

August 22nd, 2016

The pavilion is designed based on a representation of urban schemata of buildings in a reverse order stretched from the ceiling to the walls and parts of the floor. The form is chosen in order to manifest the reverse process of reviving these residential areas and neighborhoods.

Cool Capital South African pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

July 2nd, 2016

The 2016 South African pavilion at building D in the Sale d’Armi presents successful physical outcomes and practical solutions to urban challenges, conceived and implemented by citizens for the citizens of the administrative capital city of South Africa under the umbrella organization of “Cool Capital”.

Pavilion Dou by Jingxiang Zhu at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 26th, 2016

The prefabricated volume is described as a ‘Checkered Playroom’ for a kindergarten to be based in a remote region of Western China.

Darzanà vessel at Turkey pavilon at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 24th, 2016

Suspended inside one of the many rooms exhibiting at the Darsana, the 30 meter long vessel was built from more than 500 pieces including seven kilometres of steel cable and abandoned materials such as wooden moulds, discarded furniture, signboards and boats.

Czech and Slovak Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

June 6th, 2016

The broad spectrum of opinion the building receives from both Slovakian nationals and foreigners is represented by a series of films, played on wall-mounted screens. Different screens offer opposing strategies for the renovation of the building, which has been in a state of disrepair for a decade.

Armadillo Vault by ETH Zurich’s Block Research Group, Venice – Italy

June 2nd, 2016

The curving canopy features structural spans of up to 16 metres, but is supported entirely through compression rather than with the use of adhesives or fixings.

Human-Meditation-Nature installation by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2016

Known for his green-filled architecture, the installation inside the central pavilion visualizes as a small forest of bamboo and plants. Visitors are invited to walk through the structure and in turn, show that architecture is not just about function and beauty, but an approach to connect people with nature.

Zaha Hadid exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

May 30th, 2016

The showcase presents many of the seminal paintings, drawings and models of Hadid’s repertoire, conveying the ingenuity and dynamism of her architectural projects in a variety of media including photography and film.

Introductory Room at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice- Italy

May 27th, 2016

Built with the one-hundred tons of waste material generated by the dismantling of the previous Biennale, the ‘Introductory Room’ features an installation that showcases 14 kilometers of metal studs suspended from the ceiling.

British Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

May 27th, 2016

They claim that collective ownership models – where people share the financial burdens of domestic life – is one solution, and could result in homes that are more affordable and more efficient.

“Places of Memory” – Turkey’s Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, Venice – Italy

September 8th, 2015



Rather than conducting a historical account of modern epoch in Turkey, presenting an exhaustive catalogue, or trying to capture its unique local attributes, “Places of Memory” attempts to explore the main theme of the biennial via perceptions and experiences.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! UAE Pavilion

June 16th, 2014

The UAE Pavilion at the recently opened Venice Architecture Biennale showcases a century of architectural history and urban development across the UAE.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! South Korea Pavilon

June 14th, 2014

The South Korean pavilion hosts an exhibition involving almost 40 projects, which together aim to demonstrate the potential of a unified Korea by bringing together and interrogating the architecture of both cultures.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! German Pavilon

June 13th, 2014

Named Bungalow Germania, the project seeks to capture the spirit of a building that became ubiquitous in the West German media across the tenure of the Bonn Republic. This is juxtaposed against the architecture of the German pavilion, which was extensively remodelled in 1938 in the spirit of the German Reich.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! British pavilion

June 12th, 2014

At the centre of the pavilion is a seven-metre-wide earth mound, with stairs on two sides allowing visitors to climb on top. According to the curators, the mound was a notable landscaping feature in many housing projects, including Arnold Circus and Robin Hood Gardens.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! Israeli Pavilion

June 11th, 2014

The printers present a multiplicity of scenarios dealing with themes like over-planning, pattern language, and the dynamics of printing and erasing. In the endlessly expanding Urburb environment, new residential communities continue to pop up, separated by large expanses of open land – locked in, dislocated and separated from the urban grid.

VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014! Kosovo Pavilion

June 10th, 2014

The Kosovo Pavilion is located at the Arsenale, as part of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale.