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14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
07 Jun - 23 Nov 2014
News
01 May 2014
Swiss Summer School at the Pavilion of Switzerland
Following Lucius Burckhardt’s and Cedric Price’s critique of the traditional university system, Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price – A stroll through a fun palace will function as an architectural school under the leadership of Italian architect Stefano Boeri with Lorenza Baroncelli. They have invited some of the best architectural universities of the world to spend a week in the Pavilion, bringing their researches on some of the most interesting changes that are happening worldwide to the landscape. At the end of the week, they will leave behind the work they have developed, which will be used as a toolbox for subsequent visiting institutions, contributing to a growing archive of the Swiss Summer School.
While the archival material of Price and Burckhardt is gradually destroyed and transformed, the Swiss Summer School creates a new archive of ideas, an interlinked, gravitational centre for open questions and discussions.
 
Architectural Association School of Architecture—AA (London, UK)
Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio (Mendrisio, Switzerland)
American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon)

Berlage Institute (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Delft University of Technology (Delft, Netherlands)
Dessau Institute of Architecture (Dessau, Germany)
Domus Academy (Milan, Italy)
Ecole d’Architecture de Versailles (Paris, France)

Eindhoven University of Technology (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
EPOKA University (Tirana, Albania)
Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
ETH Zürich (Zurich, Switzerland)
European University Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
Future Cities Lab (San Francisco – CA, USA)
Harvard University (Cambridge – MA, USA)

IN Residence (Turin, Italy)
IUAV University Venice (Venice, Italy)
Rice University (Houston – TX, USA)
Royal College of Art (London, UK)
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo, Japan)
Tunghai University (Taichung, Taiwan)
University of Belgrade (Belgrade, Serbia)
University of California, San Diego (La Jolla – CA, USA)
University of Thessaly (Volos, Greece)