Venice Architecture Biennale

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‘How Will We Live Together’ – curated by Hashim Sarkis – dreams of a brighter future but fails adequately to respond to the present

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 04 JUN 21

As Italy comes under full lock-down, surveying the effects of a global health emergency

BY Pablo Larios | 10 MAR 20

A number of exhibitions in London explore how contemporary technologies and lifestyles are changing the architecture of the home

BY George Kafka | 11 JUL 18

From the chapels of the first ever Vatican Pavilion to representing Britain in the era of Brexit, the national presentations for the 16th edition

BY Declan Long | 01 JUN 18

In further news: Emperor Constantine’s missing finger discovered in the Louvre; and are Van Gogh’s Sunflowers turning brown?

01 JUN 18

From Assemble’s marbled floor tiles to Peter Zumthor's mixed-media miniatures, Emily King reports from the main exhibition

BY Emily King | 30 MAY 18

In further news: #MeToo flashmob at Venice Architecture Biennale; BBC historian advocates for return of British museums’s colonial loot

29 MAY 18

The curators want to rectify the biennale’s ‘failure to question the hetero-normative production of space’; ‘poppers will be served’ at the opening

14 MAY 18

A fragment of the brutalist Robin Hood Gardens will go on show at the Venice Architecture Biennale

BY Crystal Bennes | 14 MAY 18

In further news: Kenneth Frampton receives Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale; and MoMA sues a cafe for copyright infringement

20 APR 18

Reflections on the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale

BY Carson Chan | 17 JUN 16

The German Pavillon at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, and the push to build homes for refugees

BY Niklas Maak | 13 JUN 16

15th Venice Architecture Biennale: the German pavilion showcases projects for rehousing refugees

BY Niklas Maak | 01 JUN 16

Inevitably, some critic or other, whether writing about Venice’s art or architecture biennales, ‘reveals’ the enterprise’s imperial trappings. Among reading I took for the journey to this year’s Architecture Biennale was the September–October 1990 edition of artscribe. For weeks I had meant to read an interview it contained with Derek Jarman but, coincidently, the issue also featured a review of that year’s Biennale by Jan Avgikos titled ‘The Dangers of Tourism’. What had I let myself in for?

BY Jonathan P. Watts | 13 DEC 12

For the first time in its history, the Director of the Venice Architecture Biennale is a woman: acclaimed architect Kazuyo Sejima

BY Helen Chang | 01 SEP 10

A report from the 11th International Architecture Biennale

BY Oliver Wainwright | 29 SEP 08

The 2002 Venice Architecture Biennale

BY Emily King | 11 NOV 02