zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012
zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012
aug 17, 2012

zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012

zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012 all images courtesy of zaha hadid architects

london-based architect zaha hadid of zaha hadid architects will present at this year’s architecture biennale in venice. addressing chipperfield‘s theme of ‘common ground’, the studio will display their work, initially conceived and derived from early movement of russian suprematism, representing alongside the historical strand of research their practice is founded on. their architecture evolved from an algorithmic form generation and the appreciation and integration of organic works completed by the german architect and structural engineer frei otto whom used the structure of material to derive the form. expanding upon his method, the updated technique includes environmental and structural logistics demonstrated with computed digital simulations.

zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012 shell form study

light-weight shells will be merged with tensile structures. an arum shell will be formed with pleated metal will be installed as well as the work of philippe block, a researcher of stone compression shells. work by other key precedents include spanish architect felix candela and swiss engineer heinz isler.

zaha hadid at the venice architecture biennale 2012 shell form study

video courtesy of zaha hadid architects

design: zaha hadid with patrik schumacher exhibition design: woody yao, margarita valova installation design and presentation: shajay bhooshan, saman saffarian, suryansh chandra, mostafa el sayed structural engineering rasti bartek, buro happold, uk material & fabrication technology: gregory epps, robofold coordinator: manon janssens in collaboration with: studio hadid, universität für angewandte kunst, vienna: johann traupmann, christian kronaus, mascha veech, robert neumayr, mario gasser, susanne john the block research group, institute of technology in architecture, eth, zurich: philippe block, matthias rippmann faculty of architecture, eth, zurich: toni kotnik centro de investigaciones y estudios de posgrado, faculty of architecture, unam, mexico: juan ignacio del cueto ruiz-funes

the 13th international architecture biennale is curated by london-based architect david chipperfield. the theme of the event is entitled ‘common ground’ and will run from 29th of august through 25th november 2012, in venice, italy.

  • That God bequeathed the land and Zaha Hadid protect this Legacy

    wael elemam says:

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