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Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture Review

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The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012, attracting 178,000 visitors. Here’s a selection of some of the most interesting installations.

From Arsenale: The Torre David Gran Horizonte installation - which garnered a Golden Lion for best project - by Urban...
From Poland’s Pavilion: “Making the walls quake as if they were dilating with the secret knowledge of great powers” is...
From Central Pavilion: The OMA installation collects works of architecture by civil servants in five European countries...
From Arsenale: Exploring the links between timber and brickwork, the Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey...
From the Nordic Pavilion: Celebrating 50 years of the Nordic Pavilion designed by Sverre Fehn, 32 young architects from...
A close up at the Nordic Pavilion.
An optical cube at the Nordic Pavilion.
A shipbuilding exhibition piece at the Nordic Pavilion.
A piece from the Nordic Pavilion.
A chunk of hollowed timber at the Nordic Pavilion.
From the Central Pavilion: The winner of the Silver Lion, this installation features large scale models of the Paulo...
A view of the Japan Pavilion.
From Japan’s Pavilion: Toyo Ito brings together three young Japanese architects (Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto and Akihisa...
Another shot from the Japan Pavilion.
Another shot in the Japan Pavilion.
From the Central Pavilion: The architect Juan Herreros materialize the theme of the Biennale through large scale...
A shot from the Germany Pavilion.
From Germany’s Pavilion: The Germany Pavilion focuses its impeccable Reduce/Reuse/Recycle installation on recent works...
From Arsenale: A mold of Palladio’s Villa Rotunda is the center of a larger installation in which FAT architecture...
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