Winner Announcement: Biennale Architettura 2018 Awards
26th May 2018, Headquarters of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
DATE: 26/5/2018
The winners were reviled at the Awards Ceremony of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, Saturday May 26th 2018 at Ca’ Giustinian, the headquarters of La Biennale di Venezia, at 11 am.

“Golden Lion for Best National Participation:
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Commissioners: Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia: Marianne Burki, Sandi Paucic, Rachele Giudici Legittimo
Exhibitors: Alessandro Bosshard, Li Tavor, Matthew van der Ploeg, Ani Vihervaara
Venue: Giardini

A special mention has been awarded to the following National Participation:

Commissioner: Sarah Mann- Architecture Design Fashion British Council
Curators: Caruso St John Architects, Marcus Taylor
Venue: Giardini

Golden Lion for the best participant in the 16th Exhibition FREESPACE to:
Eduardo Souto de Moura (Porto, Portugal)
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Venue: Arsenale Corderie

Silver Lion for a promising young participant in the 16th Exhibition FREESPACE to:
Jan de Vylder, Inge Vinck, Jo Taillieu (Ghent, Belgium)
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Venue: Central Pavilion – Giardini

The Jury has decided to award two special mentions to the following Participants in the 16th International Exhibition FREESPACE:
Andra Matin (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Venue: Arsenale Corderie
Rahul Mehrotra (Mumbai, India; Boston, USA)
RMA Architects
Venue: Central Pavilion – Giardini

The Board of Directors of La Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, is also awarding the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement upon recommendation of Curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to:
Kenneth Frampton (Great Britain)” In La Biennale website

Docomomo International would like to felicitate the awarded and wish the best success to all the above. 

More details: website