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What is an architecture Biennale?

In December 1996, Domus published the conversation that took place between Dietmar Steiner and the director of the VI Venice Architecture Biennale Hans Hollein: a general reflection on the role of exhibitions.

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Kurokawa's Capsules

Symbolic building of the Metabolism Movement, with the Nakagin Capsule Tower Kurokawa imagined a new urban organization.

In anticipation of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition Freespace, we revisit a text by Charles Jencks on The Presence of the Past, the first Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by Paolo Portoghesi.

The utopian force of design in the fifties

In 1978, Ugo La Pietra reviews an ambitious exhibition which demonstrated — through a complex sum of objects — Italian design's ties to architecture, and the creative vitality that preceded the economic boom of the sixties.

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Domus 1022

  • Editorial: Our desire to inhabit objects
  • Archeology: Stendhal syndrome before a copy
  • Projects: SANAA, Tsuruoka Cultural Hall; Focus Uffici: Foster + Partners; SelgasCano, Home Holland Park and Spitalfields
  • Art: Adrián Villar Rojas, Housekeeping at the museum.
  • Rassegna: Comfort and Wellness