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VENICE BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2018 – “FREESPACE”

VENICE BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2018 - “FREESPACE”Image courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia

VENICE BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2018 – “FREESPACE”
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
From May 26 to November 25, 2018

 

Open to the public from Saturday May 26th to Sunday November 25th 2018, at the Giardini and the Arsenale, the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, titled FREESPACE, will be curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara and organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta

 

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ONE BANGKOK

One BangkokImage courtesy of SOM

ONE BANGKOK
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Anticipated Completion: 2025

 

SOM, working with a team of local and international architecture and landscape architecture firms, is leading the design of a 16-hectare master plan in the heart of Bangkok. Adjacent to the city’s popular Lumphini Park, One Bangkok is the largest private-sector development in Thailand to date, introducing an extensive collection of residential, hotel, retail, office, and public spaces to the city center.

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Humanistiska Teatern

Humanistiska TeaternImage courtesy of White Arkitekter

Humanistiska Teatern
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Status: Completed in 2017

 

Humanistiska Teatern is the newest addition to the campus at Uppsala University; an arena designed to stimulate open and democratic dialogue, for faculty and public alike. This is not a space for passive audiences, but a place where everyone can participate within the intimate grandeur of the amphitheatre setting.

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Paracas Museum

Paracas MuseumImage courtesy of Barclay & Crousse Architecture

Paracas Museum
Location: Paracas, Peru
Opening to the public: 2016

 

An archaeological museum must find the delicate balance between heritage conservation exposed and release to the public. A site museum, as the Paracas, acquires the additional challenge of having to integrate into the landscape that was the cradle of this culture, which is now part of the most important biological and landscaping reserve of the Peruvian coastal desert.

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The National Museum of Qatar

The National Museum of QatarImage courtesy of Jean NOUVEL

The National Museum of Qatar
Jean NOUVEL – Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Al Corniche St, Doha, Qatar
Status: Under Construction

 

One place was symbolically destined to fulfill this role:  the cradle of the Al Thani family in Doha; a modest, noble, simple palace from where this twentieth-century adventure began. It stands at the city’s southern entrance, the busiest urban gateway as it also welcomes visitors arriving from the airport.

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Longfor U City

Longfor U City
Image courtesy of WoodbagotsTM

Longfor U City
Chongquing, China
Status: Completed 2017

 

Longfor U City is a significant project that will position another Woods Bagot mixed-use within the Chongqing city area. Aligned with a multitude of programmatic requirements, the development combines residential, for-sale and self-owned retail and Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) towers within a 60,500m² site. 

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Damião de góis museum

Damião de Góis MuseumImage courtesy of Spaceworkers

Damião de Góis Museum
Location: Alenquer, Portugal
Status: Completed in 2017

 

Intervening in an existing building is in itself a good challenge, when we have added centuries of history to the pre-existence, the challenge is even greater. The intervention focuses on the creation of an exhibition structure, alluding to the life and historical legacy of Damião de Gois, inside an old, restored church in Alenquer.

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