In 2017, just before demolition of the estate began, the V&A saved a three-storey section of each façade and the interior fittings of two flats. The fragments take their place in the V&A’s national collection of architecture as an internationally significant example of Brutalism.
The School of Athens at The National Pavilion of Greece explores the importance of the academic commons at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
For 28 years, Germany has been united – exactly as long as the Berlin Wall existed (1961–1989). On the occasion of this parallel, GRAFT and Marianne Birthler curate exhibition “Unbuilding Walls” at the German Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice.
Curators have invited 100 Hong Kong and international architects to design towers in free space, thus provoking intensive reflection and research on this typology. Spanish architect Fernando Menis was asked to design 4 of these 100 towers.
The Venice Biennale Singapore Pavilion exhibition asks if there is indeed No More Free Space? in the island state, in response to the overarching theme Freespace conceptualised by curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara.
Irish Pavilion explores the importance of the rural market place at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Curated by six young Irish architects and designers, Free Market aims to reassert the declining rural market square as a public place of social, political and cultural exchange, central to community cohesion.
The Spanish Pavilion defends learning centres as places for criticism and architectural creation. The curator Atxu Amann and a team of four others have selected, via an open call, 143 proposals that will be shown in the Spanish Pavilion during the Biennale Architettura 2018 in Venice.
Learning from The Swamp: Lithuania Presents Its First Individual Pavilion at International Architecture Exhibition of Biennale Architettura 2018, curated by Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas, commissioned by Pippo Ciorra and produced by the Architecture Fund.
The Korean Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia will present Spectres of the State Avant-garde, an imagined archive of the Korea Engineering Consultants Corp. (KECC), a technical consultancy for architecture and civil engineering established by the government in 1963.
Brazilian architect Carla Juaçaba invited to join a selection of ten professionals from around the world who will design a Chapel, marking the Vatican’s first participation in the Venice Architecture Biennial.
Finnish architect Lundén Architecture Company selected to design the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice architecture biennale. Eero Lundén’s proposal, ‘Another Generosity’, explores the relationship between nature and the built environment.
Laboratorio di Architettura e Design designed Spignon Lighthouse which is located on a small island in the Venice lagoon, close to the “Bocca di Porto”, the opening that separates the Lido island from Pellestrina island.
The theme for the exhibition is ‘Personal Structures–Open Borders’ this tries to stimulate a stronger relationship between the viewer and their daily surrounding.
Caruso St John Architects and artist Marcus Taylor will represent the UK at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, the British Council announced.