next gen20 project at the 2008 venice architectural biennale
next gen20 project at the 2008 venice architectural biennale next gen20 project at the 2008 venice architectural biennale
jul 09, 2008

next gen20 project at the 2008 venice architectural biennale

‘flexivilla’ by toshiko mori, 2008

the final 20 residences in the ‘next-gen 20’ architectural competition were recently showcased in taipei. the 20 building will soon begin construction in the northeast coast national scenic area in taiwan. before they are built they were be presented to visitors of the venice architecture biennale this fall. squint/opera also created a video showcasing the works in cooperation with image. here is some examples of the designs that will be on show and the new video


next-gen20 project

‘ridge house’ by hailim suh, 2008

‘aimai house’ by kengo kuma, 2008

‘observer’ by mvrdv, 2008

‘architecture farm’ by akihisa hirata, 2008

‘calligraphic house’ by yu-tung liu, 2008

NEXT-GENE20 from squintopera on Vimeo

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.


    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    architecture news

    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    502,418 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample