The Fondaco dei Tedeschi . Venice

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OMA . photos: © Delfino Sisto Legnani

First images of the completed OMA transformations. With an almost forensic attitude, each new component serves as a way to show the stratification of materials and construction techniques. The building will open in October, 2016. Continue reading OMA


Christian Kerez

Incidental Space . 2015

Oliver Dubuis

Christian Kerez . Photos: Oliver Dubuis © Christian Kerez . + Pro Helvetia

The Biennale Architettura is more than just a venue where the status quo of architectural production is put on display and celebrated. It is a state of exception and its spatial distance from the location from where one usually works allows us to critically interrogate architecture’s everyday conditions. Although, technologically speaking, more is possible today than ever before, architectural freedom has been greatly limited by a monumental level of regulation. In this context, the project «Incidental Space» by the architect Christian Kerez is intended as fundamental research. As part of the Swiss contribution to the Biennale Architettura 2016, its aim is to investigate the possibilities — technically, as much as in our imagination — of how to think, build and experience architecture differently. Continue reading Christian Kerez