The Australian pavilion at the 2018 Biennale, Grasslands Repair explored the interaction between landscape and architecture. (Rory Gardiner)

The Venice Architecture Biennale turns away from the digital

At the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, curators and architects alike returned to a “pre-digital” way of thinking, infuriating technologists who see digital design, not a focus on craft, as the way forward in architecture. By William Menking The most cogent critique...
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Biennale Applauded for Shifting Focus to World Improvement From ‘Starchitects’

This year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture is like none that came before. BY Laura Maggi Take just the previous two, mainly focused on the theoretical aspects of the discipline. The 2012 edition took on the lack of understanding between architecture and society. The 2014 version...
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Venice architecture biennale 2016 – ideas for real world problems | The Guardian

A sense of social purpose drives this year’s Venice biennale, and while good intentions don’t always translate into good ideas, the best combine usefulness, economy and beauty Rowan Moore Architects are insecure about their usefulness. They work with buildings, which are...
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