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Venice Biennale 2018: the blogSubscription

Catch up with all the action from the Venice Architecture Biennale – meet the bloggers

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Venice Biennale 2018: meet the bloggersSubscription

Introducing the bloggers who will be keeping us up to date with all the goings-on at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, which previews this week

Previous Biennales

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Editorial View: A Biennale for these critical timesSubscription

If the Venice Biennale is an often criticized event, could Koolhaas’ 2014 edition succeed in being more substantial?

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The Potentiality of Architectural Curating in the Albanian PavilionSubscription

The Albanian Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale addresses the perennial problem of exhibiting architecture

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Good, Bad and Fugly: Nigel Coates on MonditaliaSubscription

Nigel Coates critiques Monditalia at the Venice Biennale, an exhibition on the culture and history of Italy

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The Carnival of Thought: Charles Jencks on the Venice BiennaleSubscription

Charles Jencks critiques Fundamentals, the Biennale curated by his former student Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas Biennale Interview

The Flying Dutchman: Charles Jencks Interviews Rem Koolhaas on his BiennaleSubscription

In this exclusive interview for The Architectural Review, Rem Koolhaas and his former architecture tutor Charles Jencks debate the morality, message and meaning behind this year’s Venice Biennale

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Dark Satanic Orange: Biennale British Pavilion Bereft of BiteSubscription

The amusing collaboration between FAT and Crimson for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale joyfully celebrates the heyday of British Modernism but lacks a critical voice

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Batik, Biennale and the Death of the Skyscraper. Interview with Rem KoolhaasSubscription

‘The majority of so-called modern architecture now is really a kind of gimmicky Modernism.’ Andrew Mackenzie discusses influences, national identities and the future of the profession with OMA founder Rem Koolhaas

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Venice by the bookSubscription

For the first time, the Biennale is commemorated with a book of essays: unlike many architectural readers, the contents coalesce convincingly around the theme, ‘Common Ground’

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Peter Cook visits the Venice BiennaleSubscription

Asking whether the exhibits fit director David Chipperfield’s theme of ‘Common Ground’

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Exploring the Giardini Subscription

In the National Pavilions of the Venice Biennale, Catherine Slessor discovers a world of Uncommon Ground

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Empirical Affinities at the Venice BiennaleSubscription

Chipperfield selects a range of tectonic teamworks at the year’s Biennale which offer precious few surprises

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Rafael Moneo's coda from the Venice Biennale Subscription

The Madridian architect’s exhibition considers the erosion of local identity in cities

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Three sketches of the national pavilions at the Venice BiennaleSubscription

An extensive exploration of the Venice Biennale’s sensuous delights and pavilion peculiarities