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10 Chapels in a Venice Forest Comprise The Vatican's First Ever Biennale Contribution

2 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Aerial view. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
With the opening of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale comes a look at the first ever contribution by the Holy See , an exhibition that brings together architects to design chapels that, after the Biennale, can be relocated to sites around the globe. Located in a wooded area on the Venetian island of San Giorgio Maggiore, 10 chapels by architects including Norman Foster , Eduardo Souto de Moura, and Smiljan Radic , are joined by the Asplund Chapel by MAP Architects. This 11th structure serves as a prelude to the other chapels, while reflecting on...
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