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14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
07 Jun - 23 Nov 2014
General Information
The 14th International Architecture Exhibition takes place in Venice from 7 June to 23 November 2014 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale as well as at various venues in the city. Preview dates: 5 and 6 June 2014. The main exhibition entitled "Fundamentals" is curated by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas.

Hans Ulrich Obrist has been nominated to curate the Swiss Pavilion in the Giardini della Biennale.

Architects and urban researchers Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer are the curators of the «Salon Suisse» 2014, a programme of talks and events supplementing the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion, which takes place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.
Swiss Pavilion
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Swiss Pavilion, Giardini della Biennale


Video documentation on the Swiss pavilion 2014 by Ivo Pisanti

Hans Ulrich Obrist has been nominated by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia to curate the Swiss Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia taking place from 7 June to 23 November 2014.


The project at the Swiss Pavilion is supported by: LUMA Foundation and STEO Stiftung
Events
The Collateral Event "Once upon a time in Liechtenstein" is held from 18 to 26 October 2014 in the Palazzo Trevisan.

This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 8 June to 20 July 2014 and 7 September to 5 October 2014

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This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 25 to 31 July 2014.

Initiated by Hans Ulrich Obrist during Summer 2014 the Swiss pavilion has hosted a network of schools from all around the world
Please find more information on the schools and their projects HERE

This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 8 June to 20 July 2014 and 7 September to 5 October 2014

past event
Saturday, 7 June 2014, 6.30pm, with Moritz Leuenberger

This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 8 June to 20 July 2014 and 7 September to 5 October 2014
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«Salon Suisse» 2014 curated by Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer
PALAZZO TREVISAN DEGLI ULIVI, Campo S. Agnese, Dorsoduro 810.
Partner: Laufen Bathrooms AG

Sponsor: Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA)

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Opening of the Swiss Pavilion curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist 

SWISS PAVILION, GIARDINI DELLA BIENNALE

The project at the Swiss Pavilion is supported by: LUMA Foundation and STEO Stiftung

Furniture sponsors: embru, vitra
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SWISS PAVILION, GIARDINI DELLA BIENNALE

The project at the Swiss Pavilion is supported by: LUMA Foundation and STEO Stiftung
Furniture sponsors: embruvitra
News
05 Jan 2015
Videos of all «Salon Suisse» Weekends 2014 now online
For those who could not come to Venice for the «Salon Suisse» 2014 or who would like to revisit it, videos of all weekends are now online on Vimeo.

 

Salon Suisse, Night Twelve, 22 November 2014 

 
08 Dec 2014
Documentary video on "Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price – A stroll through a fun palace"

Filmmaker Ivo Pisanti produced a documentation on Hans Ulrich Obrist's project at the Swiss Pavillon 2014.
 
14 Nov 2014
“Bewegungstheater und Kampfballett”, Happening Underground Explosion, Volkshaus Zurich, 1969, Hans Baumann, 1969 ©, Courtesy of ETH Library Zurich, Bildarchiv
The last «Salon Suisse» will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan in Venice from 20 to 22 November daily at 6pm and is entitled "Final Assembly". 
 
08 Sep 2014
On the occasion of "Salon Suisse" 2014 curated by Hosoya Schaefer Architects at the Palazzo Trevisan in Venice, Das Magazin in collaboration with Werk , Bauen + Wohnen has published a special issue entitled "Welche Schweiz braucht die Schweiz?" ("Which Switzerland does Switzerland need?"). It debates the Salon’s topics in conversation with guests of the "Salon Suisse", relevant experts, and contemporary thinkers.
 
04 Sep 2014

Canton Mars: A Reading and Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson at Seebad Utoquai, Zurich on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 8.15pm

 
04 Jun 2014
On Thursday, 5 June and Friday, 6 June on the occasion of the opening of the 14th International Architecture exhibition Hans Ulrich Obrist will host a two-day discussion and event Marathon dedicated to Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price at the Swiss Pavilion. Some of the most interesting figures of architecture, art and contemporary culture will contribute to “a stroll through a fun palace”.
 
Please find the videdos of all contributions to the Marathon at the Swiss Pavilion on 5th/6th June 2014 HERE
 
07 May 2014
Video interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist

Just released: Video interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist on his project at the Swiss Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia taking place from 7 June to 23 November 2014.​
 

Hans Ulrich Obrist on the project for the Swiss Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale in Venice 2014 from Sandi Paucic on Vimeo.

Produced by Cultureshock Media

 
01 May 2014
A network that aims to rethink the current infrastructure of the production of knowledge for the approaching nonlinear, four-dimensional, and un-deterministic world

List of schools for the Swiss Summer School has been announced.
 
29 Apr 2014
«Salon Suisse»: The next 100 Years – Scenarios for an Alpine City State: Programme announced
«Salon Suisse»: The next 100 Years – Scenarios for an Alpine City State is curated by Zurich-based architects and urbanists Hiromi Hosoya and Markus Schaefer, who have put together an ambitious programme of events focusing on questions around urban development in Switzerland and the increasing pressure of urbanization worldwide. Please follow the link for the programme of the ​«Salon Suisse» 2014.
 
28 Apr 2014
Section through the gorge of the Reuss River in Göschenen (true-color point cloud)
© Chair Girot - ETH Zurich / Pascal Werner (LVML)

This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 8 June to 20 July 2014 and 7 September to 5 October 2014. Opening: Saturday, 7 June 2014, 6.30pm, with Moritz Leuenberger

 
26 Apr 2014

This Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia will take place at the Palazzo Trevisan degil Ulivi from 25 to 31 July 2014Opening hours: 9pm to midnight 

 

 
25 Apr 2014
The Collateral Event "Once upon a time in Liechtenstein" will be held from 18 to 26 October 2014 in the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi. Opening: Friday, 17 October, 6pm

Image: Vladimir Sergeev: The Uncanny 01, still from a cinemagraph (2014). 
 
23 Apr 2014
Complementing the exhibition at the Pavilion of Switzerland at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia organizes a Collateral Event entitled «Salon Suisse». The «Salon Suisse», now in its third year, is a programme of talks and events offering a platform for exchange on contemporary architecture and thought in a relaxed atmosphere.

Partner: Laufen Bathrooms AG
 
06 Mar 2014
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia announces details on Hans Ulrich Obrist's project at the Pavilion of Switzerland at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
Lucius Burckhardt, Autofahrerspaziergang, Kassel 1993, Seminar Wahrnehmung und Verkehr Photo: Bertram Weisshaar
"Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price – A stroll through a fun palace" is a multi-faceted project by Hans Ulrich Obrist to be presented by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia at the Swiss Pavilion in the Giardini from 7 June to 23 November 2014. Read more

The project at the Swiss Pavilion is supported by: LUMA Foundation and STEO Stiftung
Press Material
03 Sep 2014
02 Sep 2014

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Press Contact
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mmauris@prohelvetia.ch, +41 44 267 71 36
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