…the trick with the Arsenale venue is to visit late in the Biennale season…say October and to go early just before it opens. When it does you can go in, sweep through and start at the far end of the exhibition (it’s a vast space) working backwards. Doing so you get to see everything with almost no other people “getting in the way”…,i recommend it…even though maybe that’s not the way the curator intended you to view it!
“Gateway” installation by Norman Foster
“Gateway” installation by Norman Foster -is a full on onslaught of images and words, representing different types of buildings and spaces, criss-crossed with the names of the architects, designers and planners that have influenced our built environment over the years.
“Architecture and its Affects” by Farshid Moussavi Architecture
“Elbphilharmonie” by Herzog & de Meuron – The Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall on top of a former industry in Hamburg, which also includes a 250 room five-star hotel, and 47 apartments. The project, in a very advanced state, remains halted since last year due to legal issues with the contractor (more).