Oficial Portuguese Representation - La Biennale di Venezia

Biennale Architettura 2014, entitled Fundamentals, 1914-2014 Absorving the Modernity,  will take place between 7th June and 23rd November 2014.

 

Curated by Rem Koolhaas, this edition comprises 65 representations from different countries, making Venice the stage of the architecture world in the months in which this event arises.

Fundamentals will be the Biennale about architecture, not architects . After several Biennales dedicated to the celebration of the contemporary , Fundamentals will focus on histories - on the inevitable elements of all architecture used by any architect, anywhere, anytime ...

                                                                                                              Rem Koolhaas

 

Pedro Campos Costa will be the curator of the Official Portuguese Representation at the14th International Architecture Exhibition, and Lisbon Architecture Triennale responsible for monitoring the curatorial project and the production of this representation.

 

Homeland | News from Portugal, addresses as an essential and primary element of urban and territorial construction, social and cultural reflection of its inhabitants.

 

According the architect Pedro Campos Costa the Portuguese participation in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice - La Biennale will present a reflection that involves an extension to the country and in two distinct dimensions: a typological mapping of housing in Portuguese territory and critical reflection, but also it will achieve over six typological themes - temporary, casual, detached, collective, and rural rehabilitation.