Walking through the “Elements of Architecture” exhibit at the 2014 Venice Biennale

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Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Ceiling Entry Into Elements. (William Menking / AN)

Ceiling Entry Into Elements. (William Menking / AN)

The 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale is a bit like walking into a giant research project. If the exhibition The Elements of Architecture is not necessary thrilling to the spirit it is at least full of ideas on the basics of construction. It is possible to walk through a dozen times and come away with new information and concepts. Here is a quick look at several of the ideas in this intellectual project masquerading as an exhibition.

3-Floors

Floors.

4-CorridorPhoto-Image-(or-was-it-doors_)

Corridor photo.

5-Walls

Walls.

6-Garden-Interlude-by-Scarpa

Garden Interlude by Scarpa.

7-Ramps

Ramps.

8-

Toilets From Roman to Modern.

9-Victoria-'Fountain'

Victoria ‘Fountain’

10-Door-Handles-

Door handles.

11-facades

Facades.

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