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Australian Pavilion in Venice

Venice Exhibition Building, Italy – curated by Denton Corker Marshall

7 May 2015

Australian Pavilion in Venice Exhibition

Design: Denton Corker Marshall Architects

Location: Venice, Italy

The design of the new Australian Pavilion in Venice is of the utmost simplicity, architecturally expressed as a white box within a black box.

Australian Pavilion in Venice building design

The exterior, a black granite envelope, features large operable panels which open up to ‘reveal’ the interior or to provide outlook or natural light. The operable panels also allow for the otherwise solid, singular object to take on a changing character depending on the requirements of a particular exhibition.

Australia Pavilion in Venice building design by Denton Corker Marshall Architects

The exhibition space is a pure rectilinear white space of an almost perfect square proportion, where art is the focus.

Entry to the two level concrete and steel structure, is via a steel ramp leading to a floating concrete terrace overlooking the Rio dei Giardini canal.

Venetian building design Denton Corker Marshall Architects

The new Australian Pavilion is the first 21st century pavilion in the Giardini della Biennale, finished for the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in May 2015.

With completion of the Pavilion, an ambitious new chapter will begin for the representation of Australian art and architecture internationally.

Venice Pavilion building design Denton Corker Marshall Architects

Australia Pavilion in Venice by Denton Corker Marshall – Building Information

Project Address: Giardini della Biennale, Venezia
Project Type: Arts Pavilion
Project Size: 567sqm
Construction Cost: AUD$7.5 Million

Project Dates – Start Dates:
Design / Documentation: February 2012
Construction: December 2013
Completion Date: March 2015

Client: Australian Council for the Arts

Consultants in Australia:
Architect: Denton Corker Marshall
Services and Structural Engineers: Arup
Engineering consultant for operable panels: Advanced Design Innovations Pty Ltd

Consultants in Italy:
Local Architectural Associate: FARE Studio
Services and Structural Engineers: STEAM
Project Manager: InTeA SrL
Contractor: SICOP SrL

Photographs: John Gollings

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Australian Pavilion in Venice by Denton Corker Marshall, Veneto, Italy

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