Above: Toyo Ito (left) and Japan Pavilion team collect their award
The Japanese Pavilion presents alternative housing concepts for the homes that were destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Above: alternative housing models are displayed on rough wooden plinths inside the Japanese Pavilion
It's one of our top five pavilions not to miss at the biennale - check out the others here.
Above: inside the Japanese Pavilion
- School gatehouse built on a strict bud…get by Jonathan Tuckey Design
- Cinema meets planetarium at Archiview'…s Infoversum theatre
- Lightbox House by Edwards Moore
- Jonathan Tuckey Design renovates a mew…s house for an ex-submariner
- House KW by Käß Hauschildt Architect…s
- Carnivan House, Fethard on Sea by Augh…ey O'Flaherty Architects
- "An underdose of utopia can be as dang…erous as an overdose" - Reinier de Graaf
- Cloverdale749 apartments by LOHA featu…re balconies screened by perforated metal panels
- Angular rusted-steel facade wrapped ro…und an old house in a rural town by Möhn + Bouman
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