Saturday, August 28, 2010

VENICE: 12th Biennale of Architecture - today's favorites

Venice: 12th Biennale of Architecture - Giardini:
TODAY'S FAVORITE PICKS - 28th August, 2010
Golden Lion Award – Best Project: Junya Ishigami
Golden Lion Award - lifetime achievement:
Rem koolhaas
Silver Lion Award:
Office: Kersten Geers, David Van Severen + Bas Princen.

Golden Lion Award – Best Pavilion:  Kingdom of Bahrain
The award was accepted by Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, Minister of Culture of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The Best Pavilion.   A section of the Golden Lion  award winning Kingdom of Bahrain Pavilion.
Note: more information about the pavilion will appear in the Biennale special blog, in the near future.

The architects and designers of the Kingsom of Bahrain Pavilion.  Some of the team of the architects and designers of the Bahrain Pavilion.  Front row from left to right: Tamadher Al Fahal, Noura Al Sayeh, Fay Al Khalifa, Fatema Al Hammadi, Deema Ashraf, Mona Yateem. Back row: Mohammad Al Qari, Leopold Banchini, Dr. Fuad Al Ansari (curator).

The Best Project. The golden Lion for the best project went to Junya Ishigami for his installation, Architecture as Air: Study for Chateau La Coste /2010.   For more information look below at the Favorite Picks for August 26.

Seen at the Golden Lion Awards.  British archistar architect, Lord Norman Foster.

Seen at the Golden Lion Awards. 
Italian architect, Mario Bellini.

Seen at the Golden Lion Awards.  Austrian architect, Hans Hollein.
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