architecture biennale - venice
mmj are on tour!
david and luisa are on tour - photos below from 'Reporting from the Front' - title of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venice, which includes 88 participants from 37 different countries, 62 national participants and collateral events.
The Central Pavilion is rich in texture and beauty of original man-made materials: such as tiles, bamboo and re-use of concrete, plasterboard and steel studs. Gardens are occupied by an additional 29 pavilions designed by architects of the likes of Aalto, Hoffmann, Rietveld, Scarpa and Stirling. Rich in philanthropy from social housing and infrastructure. The pavilions include temporary housing for festivals, work areas, natural disasters and refugees.
what better way to represent Australia than our love of water. The Australian Pavilion – The Pool, representing the connection between landscape, culture and architecture.
Creative Directors: Isabelle Toland, Amelia Holliday and Michelle
the nordic pavilion brings together the countries of finland, norway and sweden as part of a joint-exhibition seen in photo with david.
Designer: Sverre Fehn