| Jul 25, 2012 |
U.S. Pavillion finalizes participants, projects for Venice Biennale
Boh staff
By Staff

The 13th Biennale International Architecture Exhibition opens in Venice August 29. London-based architect David Chipperfield is directing the theme of Common Ground.

The U.S. Pavillion, organized by the Institute for Urban Design, has a confirmed list of 124 Spontaneous Inventions: Design Actions for the Common Good. The projects feature collaborative work from architects, designers, planners, artists and citizens in cities across the U.S. On view will be pop-up markets, temporary architecture, guerilla bike lines, sharing networks and more.

Projects include the Rockwell Group's Imagination playground:

Parklets, out of San Francisco:

And the Greenaid Seedbomb vending machine by COMMONstudio:

The Venice Biennale runs through November 25. The U.S. Pavillion is sponsored by the Westin Europe & Regina.

Want to stay informed? Sign up for our newsletter, which recaps the week’s stories, and get in-depth industry news and analysis each quarter by subscribing to our print magazine.