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Venice Biennale 2012

'Spain mon amour' ©Javier Callejas

‘Spain mon amour’ five offices, ten architects, fifteen cities


Instead of presenting their own works, five Spanish architecture practices decide to invest the budget of their exhibition in sending 200 students to Venice

Interview with David Chipperfield


David Chipperfield reviews the Exhibition

Golden Lion Awards Ceremony


Golden Lion winners at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

‘some pigeons are more equal then others’ by Julian Charrière and Julius von Bismarck

Multi-coloured pigeons at the Biennale


An art performance by artists Julian Charrière and Julius von Bismarck has seen the pigeons of Piazza San Marco painted in an array of colours

Folk in a Box

DK-CM interview


David Knight and Cristina Monteiro explain ‘Folk in a Box’, their performance in Venice

Video: Norman Foster at Venice


Interviewed at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition

Alvaro Siza, winner of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Alvaro Siza wins at Venice


Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement this morning at the Biennale’s award ceremony

Smout Allen and BLDG BLOG - British Pavilion 2012.

Highlights from Venice


Another busy day at the Biennale…

View of Venice (Photo: Paolo Bulbul)

Venice blog: That's entertainment


The dense curation of this year’s show prompts a whinge or two

Greenland Inhabiting New Arctic building practice model tegnestuen Vandkunsten

Sustaining Greenland at the Venice Biennale


The Danish pavilion is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘Possible Greenland’, focusing on sustainable architecture in Greenland

iBiennale application from iTunes

iTunes launches new app for the Venice Biennale


New app allows visitors to stay updated at Venice

Where Is Your Flag, Dude? Anastasia Ryabova, 2010

The Way of Enthusiasts


The Way of Enthusiasts (27 August - 25 November) has been conceived and realised by V-A-C, a Moscow based, not-for-profit arts foundation that creates international platforms for the presentation of contemporary Russian arts


Venice preview: Introduction


Emily Booth previews Common Ground, the 13th International Architecture Exhibition

Prefab Corp at the Russian Pavilion, Venice Biennale

Venice, modernity, and prefabricated panel systems


Adrian Forty views the national pavilions’ exploration of modernity through the looking glass of prefabicated panels

Zaha Hadid Architects

Venice preview: Zaha Hadid Architects


Pleats and lightweight shells

FAT Architects

Venice preview: FAT Architects


The fake and the authentic

Foster + Partners

Venice preview: Norman Foster


A gathering at the Gateway

Gort Scott

Venice preview: Gort Scott


Thames to Tooting

Haworth Tomkins, Lynch Architects and Eric Parry Architects

Venice preview: Haworth Tompkins, Lynch Architects and Eric Parry Architects


Working within the peculiarity of London

Grafton Architects and Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Venice preview: Grafton Architects and Paulo Mendes da Rocha


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