• 7 National Pavilions at the 2021 Venice Biennale that Explore Migration and its Impact on Built Environments

    26 days ago - By Arch Daily

    French Pavilion. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Several recurring qualities and topics were explored at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale , answering curator Hashim Sarkis ' question of "How Will We Live Together". Sarkis called upon architects “ to imagine spaces in which we can generously live together ”, spaces that are unbound by spatial or social contracts, and are flexible enough to welcome individuals and make them find a sense of belonging in an entirely different habitat. Unlike decades ago, migration today is no longer considered as relocating from rural areas to cities, where...
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  • AAU ANASTAS Explores Stone's Potential for Contemporary Design at the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale

    AAU ANASTAS Explores Stone's Potential for Contemporary Design at the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale

    26 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of AAU ANASTAS
    Having been invited to participate in the 17th International Venice Architecture Biennale , architecture and design practice AAU ANASTAS presents the exhibition All-Purpose, which translates the craftmanship of stone into a new form of contemporary architecture. Exhibited within the Giardini, the structure featuring an undulating parametrised stone slab supported by thin, slender columns is a material exploration that builds on the Palestinian construction tradition to create a new architectural discourse around stone.
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