10th International Architecture Exhibition
The 10th International Architecture Exhibition at the 2006 Venice Biennale of Architecture, Cities, architecture and society, lasted from September 10 to November 19 and was directed by Richard Burdett. The collateral section City-Port was held in Palermo until January 14, 2007. The exhibition attracted over 130,000 visitors.
The Lion Awards went to:
- Golden Lion - Best National Pavilions: Denmark for CO-EVOLUTION, Danish/Chinese collaboration on sustainable urban development in China, by young Danish architectural practices COBE, CEBRA, Transform and Effekt.
- Golden Lion - cities: Bogotá, Colombia.
- Golden Lion - urban projects: Javier Sanchez/ Higuera + Sanchez for the housing project "Brazil 44" in Mexico City.
- Special Award - schools of architecture: I Facoltà di Architettura Politecnico di Torino, for a project on Bombay.
- Special Golden Lion for lifetime achievement: Richard Rogers
National Pavilions and Curators
United States Pavilion
After the Flood: Building on Higher Ground: Architectural responses to the August 2005 devastation in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast wrought by Hurricane Katrina. Curated by Christian Ditlev Bruun. Projects by Anderson+Anderson Architects and Eight Inc. were among the included projects. Photography for the exhibition by Michael Goodman. The exhibition traveled to Bangkok (2007), Panama City (2007), and Los Angeles (2008). The exhibition also marked the beginning of the international symposium series Sustainable Dialogues, which connected architects, city planners, and environmentalist from Southeast Asia, Central and South America with American architects in each region to exchange ideas and knowledge and propose solutions to issues of ecological disasters, global climate change, and sustainable architectural strategies. Collaborators included Global Green and Make it Right (founded by Brad Pitt).
- "10th International Architecture Exhibition: Official Awards". Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia. Retrieved 2009-10-30.
- United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennale