17th Architecture Biennale 2021

by Giulia Minero
Venice Arsenale, Photo credits Andrea Avezzù


22 May 2021 - 21 Nov 2021


10:00am - 6:00pm

City of Venice - Different Areas



A desire for architecture

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition is titled How will we live together? and is curated by architect, educator, and scholar Hashim Sarkis. The exhibition includes 112 participants from 46 countries, with a growing delegation from Africa, Latin America and Asia and with a comparable representation of men and women.
It is organized into five scales, three are exhibited in the Arsenale and two in the Central Pavilion (Giardini): Among Diverse Beings, As New Households, As Emerging Communities, Across Borders, As One Planet. A part of the Exhibition is titled How will we play together?, a contribution by 5 international participating architects who
have designed a project dedicated to children’s play, on exhibit at Forte Marghera.
62 National Participations bring to life the historic Pavilions in the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice, with 3 countries taking part in the Biennale Architettura for the first time: Grenada, Iraq, Uzbekistan. The Italian Pavilion at the Tese delle Vergini in the Arsenale, sponsored and promoted by the Ministry of Culture, is curated by Alessandro Melis who presents “Comunità resilienti”.

Full ticket 25,50 euro. Tickets available online

Open Tue-Sun 10am-6pm.

The event is spread over different locations including Giardini, Arsenale, Forte Marghera.