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venice architecture biennale 08 preview: spanish pavilion
aug 27, 2008
venice architecture biennale 08 preview: spanish pavilion


‘housing in diagonal mar’ by lluis clotet e ignacio paricio y abeba (barcelona)

from building to architecture without paper
spanish pavilion, venice architecture biennale
september 13 – november 23, 2008

the main exhibition in the spanish pavilion ‘from building to architecture without paper’, will feature
50 spanish architects spanning two generations. some began designing using paper and pens while
others have only worked on computers. curated by architects, soledad del pino and ángel fernández
alba (afa arquitectos), the exhibit will feature built works as well as paperless concepts, which have
only been expressed over the internet. the show is divided into two parts, ‘without names, places’
an exhibit focusing on remarkable realized buildings rather than the work of star architects and
‘architecture without paper’ a collection of built and non-built works which all use digital media as an
architectural language.


‘jaume fuster library’ by josep llinàs (barcelona)
photography by ruiz & cunill


‘bell-lloc cellars’ by rgr aranda pigem vilalta arquitectes (palamós, gerona)
photography by hisao suzuki


building concept by langarita navarro


l: house conversion of an old leather factory by víctor lópez cotelo y juan manuel vargas funes (ponte sarela, la coruña)  
photography by lluis casals
r:
‘cuac’ by javier castellano, tomás garcía

l:
l: ‘biscay foral library’ by imb arquitectos (bilbao)
photography by ake e: son lindman
r:
interior by antonio jiménez torrecillas


housing concept by estudio barozzi veiga

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