Archinect - News 2014-04-23T20:18:30-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/95960286/parliament-themed-austrian-pavilion-revealed-for-2014-venice-biennale Parliament-themed Austrian Pavilion revealed for 2014 Venice Biennale Justine Testado 2014-03-18T19:39:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T20:34:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cy/cywb6up2ljpdi0lm.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Power to the people is the driving force behind the Austrian Pavilion for the upcoming 2014 Venice Biennale. The pavilion will include an exhibition that explores the concept of parliament and its architectural influence on the world's more than 200 national parliament monuments.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The pavilion was designed by a collective team including Commissioner Dr. Christian K&uuml;hn, Harald Trapp, <a href="http://www.coop-himmelblau.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coop Himmelb(l)au</a>, <a href="http://www.auboeck-karasz.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aub&ouml;ck + K&aacute;r&aacute;sz Landscape Architects</a>, <a href="http://www.kollektivrauschen.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kollektiv/Rauschen</a>, and the <a href="http://architektur-entwerfen.tuwien.ac.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vienna University of Technology - Institute of Architecture and Design</a>.</p><p>Here's a glimpse of the models in the exhibition:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oc/ocjxbu418nmmsmy8.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wm/wmpdordaful93u5u.jpg"><br><br>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/austrian_parliament-themed_pavilion_revealed_for_2014_venice_biennale/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95474520/rem-koolhaas-s-venice-biennale-will-be-about-architecture-not-architects Rem Koolhaas's Venice Biennale will 'be about architecture, not architects' Archinect 2014-03-12T11:23:00-04:00 >2014-03-13T01:36:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4ad8439c36cc89b9b11b440eb9e3838b.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Provocative Dutch practitioner finally accepts offer to curate biannual exhibition, declaring it will 'sever all connections with contemporary architecture'</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95408459/places-of-memory-to-represent-turkey-at-venice-architecture-exhibition ‘Places of Memory' to represent Turkey at Venice architecture exhibition Alexander Walter 2014-03-11T14:46:00-04:00 >2014-03-17T19:30:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/76/76ad17a2c8cf3db6fb627b018a5bb9a4.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Places of Memory,&rdquo; a medley of work by five contemporary artists from Turkey, will make up Turkey's first-ever showcase this summer at the Venice Biennale's prestigious architecture exhibition. [...] Architect Murat Tabanl&#305;o&#287;lu, the curator of the Turkish pavilion, explained during Monday's news conference that they will be putting on a show delving into three areas of &#304;stanbul: Taksim-Sal&#305;pazar&#305;, Bab-&#305; Ali and B&uuml;y&uuml;kdere Avenue, all of which marked a threshold in Tabanl&#305;o&#287;lu's life.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/73180632/the-roman-catholic-church-is-coming-to-the-venice-biennale The Roman Catholic Church is coming to the Venice Biennale Archinect 2013-05-14T20:44:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T18:06:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/18/1840bc0898acc9ca2638cc3c7c6decff.jpg" width="514" height="262" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Vatican&rsquo;s presence at the Biennale is the brainchild of Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, an exuberant polymath who as president of the Pontifical Council for Culture since 2009 has tried to build bridges between the church and contemporary culture, two worlds that have often clashed.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/68469957/beyond-entropy-angola-documentary "Beyond Entropy Angola" Documentary Archinect 2013-02-27T18:40:00-05:00 >2013-02-27T18:41:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49u38jlu3e43lryy.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Documentary of the making of the first Angolan National Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. Shot over the Summer of 2012, it goes to show how one simple (and brilliant) idea may very well change the future sustainability of developing countries. And maybe the rest of the world as well.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/66227111/rem-koolhaas-announces-fundamentals-to-be-2014-s-venice-biennale-theme Rem Koolhaas announces "Fundamentals" to be 2014's Venice Biennale theme Archinect 2013-01-25T12:39:00-05:00 >2013-02-05T22:15:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/lli51whchfyow7wl.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Fundamentals will be a Biennale about architecture, not architects. After several Biennales dedicated to the celebration of the contemporary, Fundamentals will focus on histories &ndash; on the inevitable elements of all architecture used by any architect, anywhere, anytime (the door, the floor, the ceiling etc.) and on the evolution of national architectures in the last 100 years.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/65084249/it-s-official-rem-koolhaas-to-curate-2014-venice-biennale It’s official: Rem Koolhaas to curate 2014 Venice Biennale Archinect 2013-01-08T13:21:00-05:00 >2013-01-10T07:43:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/68/6855c1a1f593b0b63fe8bcba9e051810.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Indicating his ambitions for the next showcase in 2014, Koolhaas said he planned to &lsquo;give a new look&rsquo; to architecture&rsquo;s basic elements &lsquo;to see if we can discover something new about architecture.&rsquo; The festival&rsquo;s board, chaired by Paolo Baratta, formally appointed the star architect to the role today.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/61855412/live-chat-with-david-chipperfield-as-la-biennale-di-venezia-closes Live chat with David Chipperfield as La Biennale di Venezia closes Alexander Walter 2012-11-21T13:30:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:08:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ib52gvaow3cpjijc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On the occasion of the quickly approaching closing weekend of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition Common Ground at La Biennale di Venezia, the online community gets the chance to talk interactively in a live chat with David Chipperfield, curator of the exhibition.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The live stream starts at 6pm (Central European Time) on Friday, November 23rd and can be accessed at <a href="http://biennalearchitettura.telecomitalia.com" target="_blank">biennalearchitettura.telecomitalia.com</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61060827/last-two-weeks-to-visit-the-biennale-architettura-2012 Last two weeks to visit the Biennale Architettura 2012 Alexander Walter 2012-11-09T18:55:00-05:00 >2012-11-09T18:55:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0s/0stfe5twcgwb9ozw.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two weeks left until the David Chipperfield-curated 13th International Architecture Exhibition Common Ground closes its gates in Venice. On Saturday afternoon, November 24, visitors can participate in the "Great closing meeting" featuring panel discussions to review the goals of the exhibition and the reactions to Common Ground. The last day to visit the exhibition is Sunday, November 25.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/58212662/iwan-baan-presents-torre-david-gran-horizonte-in-los-angeles Iwan Baan presents TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE in Los Angeles Archinect 2012-09-28T15:30:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T20:14:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j3/j33gibqk52shroea.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It's no secret that we here at Archinect have long been great admirers of Dutch architectural photographer <a href="http://www.iwan.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Iwan Baan</a>. It goes without saying that we were very excited to meet the man personally when he stopped by in Los Angeles this week.</p> <p> In front of a small group of invited guests at Hollywood's Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Baan presented photos of the installation "<a href="http://www.iwan.com/photo_Venice_Biennale_2012_UTT-Iwan_Baan_Torre_David.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE</a>" he did with Urban Think Tank and Justin McGuirk for this year's Venice Architecture Exhibition "Common Ground" &mdash; and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/56259457/toyo-ito-among-others-announced-as-golden-lion-winners-at-the-2012-venice-architecture-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the team the Golden Lion</a> for the Best Project. The installation explores an informal and vertical community in an unfinished and abandoned skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela (<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104903/squatting-in-the-sky" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previously on Archinect</a>).</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3q/3qt9ycuob0z3viuu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ku/kuv9dbzc0s7x67op.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Here is a small selection of Iwan Baan's photographic exploration for "TORRE DAVID / GRAN HORIZONTE". <a href="http://www.iwan.com/photo_Venice_Biennale_2012_UTT-Iwan_Baan_Torre_David.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> for more photos.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z7/z7zau537trcx5jzc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/679vjxxt5xnv8a8e.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uo/uogt6ul36iaawlok.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uq/uqhvh097twv6n4vi.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ak/akhixfhuuysasa2m.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1hx39ozvoscntuv0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photo: Iwan Baan</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0k17u7wypg45cwc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>P...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56372853/working-with-the-99-wins-a-future-cities-prize-in-venice “Working with the 99%” Wins a Future Cities Prize in Venice Alexander Walter 2012-08-31T19:13:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:43:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bp7gsa1pjhvuwzqn.jpg" width="514" height="220" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three winning projects were announced in the Future Cities, Planning for the 90 per cent competition: ateliermob (Portugal), Municipal Housing Secretariat of S&atilde;o Paulo (Brazil), and Interazioni Urbane (Italy). The projects are part of the exhibition Future Cities: Planning for the 90 per cent in Venice during the 13th Architecture Biennale. Ten projects were selected for the exhibition from more than 100 participants from several countries.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Portuguese practice <a href="http://ateliermob.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ateliermob</a> presents one of the three winning projects, "Working with the 99%," a case study of the progress and community work of Lisbon's self-built PRODAC neighborhood.</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56303839/greenland-migrating-at-denmark-s-venice-biennale-exhibition ’Greenland Migrating’ at Denmark’s Venice Biennale Exhibition Alexander Walter 2012-08-30T18:39:00-04:00 >2012-09-04T13:08:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vt/vt3pf8xki6jjftnt.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week, Bustler presented the project Connecting Greenland: AIR+PORT, designed by BIG, TENU, Julie Hardenberg and Inuk Silas H&oslash;gh, as part of the exhibition Possible Greenland in the Danish pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy. Today's featured project from Possible Greenland is Greenland Migrating, developed in a collaboration between Henning Larsen Architects, David Garcia Studio and KITAA Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56259457/toyo-ito-among-others-announced-as-golden-lion-winners-at-the-2012-venice-architecture-biennale Toyo Ito, among others, announced as Golden Lion Winners at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale Alexander Walter 2012-08-30T02:48:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:44:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4v/4vqqnf2idok0p728.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 13th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia opened its gates today and kicked off the events with the much anticipated Awards Ceremony in the Giardini. Golden Lions were presented to Toyo Ito, as representative of the Japanese Pavilion (Best National Participation Award), and the team Urban-Think Tank/Justin McGuirk, representing the exhibition Torre David / Gran Horizonte, 2012 (Best Project Award).</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56098991/spainlab-the-spanish-pavilion-at-the-13th-biennale-of-architecture-in-venice SPAINLAB: the Spanish Pavilion at the 13th Biennale of Architecture in Venice Alexander Walter 2012-08-27T17:49:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T18:25:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0i/0i314d8tsg620w49.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Innovation and research are the themes that define the work of the seven teams and the seven installations that articulate SPAINLAB, the exhibition at the Spanish Venice Biennale Pavilion curated by the architects Anton Garcia-Abril and D&eacute;bora Mesa of Ensamble Estudio.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/55823138/big-at-the-danish-pavilion-in-venice BIG at the Danish Pavilion in Venice Alexander Walter 2012-08-23T15:36:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T17:58:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oa/oag9fqqdbtlpmy37.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>BIG in collaboration with TENU, Julie Hardenberg and Inuk Silas H&oslash;gh present Connecting Greenland: AIR+PORT as a part of the exhibition &ldquo;POSSIBLE GREENLAND&rdquo; at the Danish Biennale di Venezia Pavilion, exploring the potentials and challenges that Greenland is facing as the country gains global attention.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54850788/is-counterculture-getting-mainstream-curating-the-venice-architecture-biennale-s-guerilla-u-s-pavilion "Is Counterculture Getting Mainstream?" Curating the Venice Architecture Biennale's Guerilla U.S. Pavilion Archinect 2012-08-06T14:36:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T17:59:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3cbc8fc5ca18176760ee00a2d03892b7.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>That moment in modern guerilla urbanism [...], is one of the highlights of "Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good," the American Pavilion's inherently political theme at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale. There will be no headlining starchitects or grandiose buildings. Instead, this year's pavilion presents this event and others like it, not as acts of whimsy, but rather as actions that address larger social issues.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54451158/inter-cities-intra-cities-ghostwriting-the-future-hong-kong-at-the-13th-venice-biennale Inter Cities / Intra Cities: Ghostwriting the Future - Hong Kong at the 13th Venice Biennale Alexander Walter 2012-07-30T13:57:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T17:59:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ww/wwu3qbpvmqp81urf.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Hong Kong Institute of Architects and Hong Kong Arts Development Council will participate in the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia with an exhibition focusing on the vital urban, architectural and cultural regeneration of Kowloon East, Hong Kong SAR. The exhibition is titled &ldquo;Inter Cities / Intra Cities: Ghostwriting the Future&rdquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53700500/first-images-of-australia-s-venice-architecture-exhibition-2012 First Images of Australia’s Venice Architecture Exhibition 2012 Alexander Walter 2012-07-17T14:44:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T18:00:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9p/9p9x0k9vni8elv8z.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Australian Institute of Architects has unveiled plans and preview images of its exhibition, Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture, which will open at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale this August. In the face of new economic, social and cultural challenges, the exhibition at the Australian Pavilion seeks to act as a catalyst for discussion and debate around the changing role of architects and the ways in which they influence the world around them.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53162939/peter-zumthor-wim-wenders-movie-magic peter zumthor + wim wenders = movie magic.... Gregory Walker 2012-07-08T07:59:00-04:00 >2012-10-08T12:15:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wv/wvsbj7rliodui4uz.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"The internationally-renowned director Wim Wenders devotes his new film to Graub&uuml;nden architect Peter Zumthor. Work on the project will take several years to complete. A taste of the film will be available August at the Venice Biennale."</p></em><br /><br /><p> ok - the translation's mine (and my german suspect) but apparently wim wenders is doing a long term documentary on zumthor's work. the primary gist of the movie will be to document - fully - one of his projects from sketch to completion. this could either be brilliant or maddeningly overdone....</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52656134/lvaro-siza-vieira-honored-with-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement Álvaro Siza Vieira Honored with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Alexander Walter 2012-06-29T13:29:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T18:01:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hskldzljnrl6igbm.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&Aacute;lvaro Siza Vieira has been selected as laureate of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of this year&rsquo;s International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy. The board of la Biennale di Venezia, currently chaired by Paolo Baratta, under Director David Chipperfield, announced the decision this week, which also happens to be Siza's birthday week.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52269679/u-s-pavilion-at-the-venice-architecture-biennale-announces-participating-projects U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale Announces Participating Projects Alexander Walter 2012-06-22T21:04:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T18:01:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2i/2i7wrkrwn0ozlnzi.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, organized by the Institute for Urban Design on behalf of the U.S. Department of State&rsquo;s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, will be devoted to the theme Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good. The exhibit features 124 urban interventions initiated by architects, designers, planners, artists, and everyday citizens that bring positive change to their neighborhoods and cities.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/51955115/iluminaction-by-urbanoactivo-selected-for-venice-architecture-biennale IluminAction by UrbanoActivo Selected for Venice Architecture Biennale Alexander Walter 2012-06-19T13:45:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T18:02:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9doehb6lkv28sw7v.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The project IlluminAction by UrbanoActivo, an open design collective from Puerto Rico, has been selected to represent the island in the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale in Italy this fall (August 29 &ndash; November 25). The selection was narrowed from 450 project submissions nationwide and will be presented as part of the Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good exhibition by The Institute for Urban Design.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>This exhibit will be part of an archive of actionable strategies around U.S. cities to improve the public urban realm.</em></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/35073944/u-s-pavilion-at-13th-venice-architecture-biennale-launches-website-and-open-call-for-projects U.S. Pavilion at 13th Venice Architecture Biennale Launches Website and Open Call for Projects Alexander Walter 2012-01-19T15:06:00-05:00 >2012-08-27T18:02:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ur/ur54nxc0sine1itz.jpg" width="514" height="272" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The U.S. Pavilion at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, devoted to the theme Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good, has launched a new website to share information about the exhibition and to broaden the call for projects to be considered for inclusion.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/27010091/david-chipperfield-to-curate-2012-venice-biennale David Chipperfield to curate 2012 Venice Biennale Archinect 2011-11-10T18:29:00-05:00 >2012-08-27T18:03:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/7966f2db19c2f3c45240c59db2939fd8.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When his appointment is officially announced, the British architect &ndash; renowned for his cool, clear almost chaste designs, most notably his recent Turner Contemporary in Margate and the Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire &ndash; will have just eight months to come up with a theme for two huge group shows: one in the former rope works of the Arsenale; the other in the nearby Giardini.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/23765196/venice-biennale-is-now-berlusconialley Venice Biennale is now Berlusconialley Orhan Ayyüce 2011-10-13T13:48:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T15:30:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l3/l3vx0yairwu6yjyz.jpg" width="514" height="263" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As long as cultural appointments in this rotten system are in the hands of the political lobbies, it will go on being like this. - Former mayor of Venice, Massimo Cacciari</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Paolo Baratta, left, with this year's Venice Biennale director of visual arts Bice Curiger, is being replaced by Giulio Malgara, right</em></p> <p> Venice Biennale (now Berlusconialley) replaces longtime chairman Paolo Baratta, with Giulio Malgara, a food importer and founder of a successful company that tracks television ratings, and, a close friend of Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/16223775/top-talent-edged-out Top talent edged out Archinect 2011-08-08T14:31:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T15:31:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5c/5c28f4d8810ed1738fcd6b3ed2a7b36f.jpg" width="420" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>GLENN Murcutt, Australia's most internationally recognised architect, famous for the expression ''touching the ground lightly'', won't be able to get his hands near the competition to design a new Australian Pavilion in Venice.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>