24 May '18, 5pm

A great Biennale round-up today in ArchNewsNow!

Sean Griffiths: Architects are not really required for the nitty gritty of actual building any more: ...is the era of the architect-personality finally coming to an end? And should we care? Architecture is under siege, say Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara...And of course, they're right...Today, the architect's role often amounts to little more than window-dressing for marketing purposes...it is perhaps ironic...that they find themselves curating the most famous of architecture's myriad biennales, whose main purpose seems to be to perpetuate a form of architectural culture that pays far more attention to who is showing than it does to what is shown...The very first Biennale, in 1980, was structured around...almost exclusively male, architects of the day, the story of which is told by Léa-Catherine Szacka in her brilliant book "Exhibiting the Postmodern: The 1980 Venice A...

Full article: http://www.archnewsnow.com/news/news_2018_05_24.htm

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