• SO? Selected as Curators of the Pavilion of Turkey at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale

    9 days ago - By Arch Daily

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    Sevince Bayrak and Oral Göktaş, founders of the Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture and Ideas , were selected as curators for the Pavilion of Turkey in the 18th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2023. Named Ghost Stories: Carrier Bag Theory of Architecture, the installation questions how architects can transform buildings instead of demolishing or leaving them to their fate to reveal hopeful proposals for the future. The exhibition will take on 20 May-26 November 2023, under the coordination of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts .
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  • Lina Ghotmeh Selected as Designer of the 2023 Serpentine Pavilion, with a Proposal Aiming for the Smallest Possible Carbon Footprint

    Lina Ghotmeh Selected as Designer of the 2023 Serpentine Pavilion, with a Proposal Aiming for the Smallest Possible Carbon Footprint

    9 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Serpentine Pavilion 2023 designed by Lina Ghotmeh - Architecture Design render, exterior view. Image Serpentine
    Beirut-born, Paris-based architect Lina Ghotmeh has been announced as the designer of the 22 nd annual Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Titled “À Table,” the French expression for sitting together to eat, her proposal introduces a slender wooden structure with nine pleated petals supported by radial ribs. Inside the pavilion, a ring of tables and benches invites visitors to enter, sit down and relax, eat or work together. According to the architect, the modest space and low-slung...
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