Out There: Architecture Beyond Building at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale opened today; here are some shots of the exhibits in the Cordiere building at the Arsenale, one of the Biennale's two main venues. Above: Prototyping the Future: Three houses for the subconscious by Asymptote

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This year's exhibition is called Out There: Architecture Beyond Building and is directed by Aaron Betsky. Above: Lotus by Zaha Hadid Architects

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Above: Ungapatchket by Gehry Partners

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Above: Who's afraid of the big bad wolf in digital age? by Penezić and Rogina Architects

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Above: The Changing Room by UNStudio (see our earlier story for more info)

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Above: Hyperhabitat: reprogramming the world by Guallart Architects/IIAC/MIT/The Centre for Bits and Atoms/Bestiario

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Above: Aranda/Lausch

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Above: naked saw-playing performance

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Above: Singletown by Droog and KesselsKramer

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Above: Recycled Toy Furniture by Greg Lynn

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Above: Furnivehicle by Atelier Bow-Wow

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Above: Formation(re)formation by Barkow Leibinger

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Above: Mobile Chinatown by MAD (see our previous story for more info)

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Above: Iwasthere (Chile)