Mar 25, 2016

The design consists of a shell structure and obelisk that conjures up Venetian architecture. While the arches present in both structures allude to the Baroque époque, the components of the shell remind one of the colorful Venetian roofs. The Obelisk is a hierarchical element performing as a point of reference at a distance similar to St Mark’s Clocktower. The fact Venice has hosted vanguard architectures throughout its Biennales is reflected in the overall morphology, design method and fabrication technique used here. Planes of water fuse reflections of both the existing and the new.
Location: Marco Polo airport entrance, Venice

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