Dezeen Wire: the Board of the Venice Architecture Biennale have confirmed that British architect David Chipperfield will curate the architecture sector of this year's exhibition, as reported on Dezeen Wire back in November, while Italian film critic Alberto Barbera will direct the cinema sector. More »
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The official announcement has been delayed because of Chipperfield's reservations over working with Giulio Malgara, who was expected to become the director of the biennale and is a friend of Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Following Berlusconi's decision to stand down it is expected that current director Paolo Baratta will retain the role as biennale director.
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Featured architect: David Chipperfield is our featured architect at the moment, having just been announced as this year's winner of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture (see our Dezeenwire story). Browse all Dezeen's stories about him in this special category.
Above photograph is by Martin Godwin
Dezeenwire: British architect David Chipperfield is to be awarded the Royal Gold Medal for architecture. See press release below.
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