La Biennale di Venezia
Venice, 26.05 - 25.11 2018

Biennale Architettura 2018

16th International Architecture Exhibition
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Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara curated the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, that ran from May 26th to November 25th 2018 in the Giardini and Arsenale venues, and in other locations in Venice. The Biennale Architettura 2018 was titled FREESPACE, a word which describes a generosity of spirit and a sense of humanity at the core of architecture's agenda.

With the theme of FREESPACE, the Biennale Architettura 2018 presented for public scrutiny examples, proposals, elements - built or unbuilt - of work that exemplifies essential qualities of architecture which include the modulation, richness and materiality of surface; the orchestration and sequencing of movement, revealing  the embodied power and beauty of architecture.

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Freespace

The architects invited 

71 architects from all over the world make responses to the Manifesto by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, in order to reveal the freespace ingredient embedded in their work.

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National Participations

The pluralism of voices which is a hallmark of La Biennale di Venezia

63 Participating Countries in the Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the city centre of Venice.  6 Countries participate for the first time: Antigua & Barbuda, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Holy See.

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Collateral Events

12 events in locations around Venice 

Exhibitions and initiatives enriching the diversity of voices that characterizes the International Art Exhibition.

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Special Projects

PAVILION OF APPLIED ARTS

FREESPACE – FORTE MARGHERA

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Meetings on Architecture

Open Tables, Conferences, Screenings

A programme of events to take place during the 16th Exhibition from May to November 2018.

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Biennale Educational

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