Architect Norman Foster (above) has designed the entrance to the Corderie Arsenale exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale, where the names of generations of architects, critics, designers, landscape architects and planners are projected over the floor, columns and visitors. More »
Monthly archives: August 2012
Dezeen is in Venice this week for the preview of the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens to the public on Wednesday and runs until 25 November.
See our photos from the first day on Facebook, see all our preview stories here and watch our interview with director of the biennale David Chipperfield here, in which he urges the profession to address “the 99.99% of the rest of the world which architects are not dealing with” in order to avoid becoming merely “urban decorators.”
Above image: Vessel by O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects in the Arsenale
A mysterious black gable frames two new bedrooms on the roof of a house in the outskirts of Paris. More »
Dezeen Wire: furniture giant IKEA is turning to digital imagery instead of photography to illustrate its brochures and online galleries and expects 25% of all images to be created on computers by next year, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal. More »