Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 preview

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Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 preview

The 16th international architecture exhibition of the Venice Biennale, running from 26 May to 25 November, is curated by architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara who selected the theme ‘Freespace’ for the event. As well as the main exhibition located at the Giardini and the Arsenale including 71 participants, this year there are the 63 national pavilions – as well as a host of other architectural and cultural events happening across Venice. Dive into our ever-expanding map of highlights...
 

UAE Pavilion

‘Lifescapes Beyond Bigness’ will explore the interplay of architecture and social life across four UAE urban landscapes: residential neighborhoods; networks of streets and sikkak (alleyways); urban blocks; and natural spaces. The display will feature a series of photographs, typological maps, graphs of behavioural data, architectural drawings, case studies, and three-dimensional models, curated by Dr. Khaled Alawadi, Emirati architect and urban planner, and Assistant Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute.

26 May – 25 November; Arsenale Di Venezia