A proposal for the European Pavilion
at the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale
17.06 – 5.07.2019
W.A.Ve. Workshop Architettura Venezia
Università Iuav di Venezia
Magazzino 6 - Aula 1.8
Photos by Giorgio de Vecchi
Carlo Libero Palazzolo
Guido Tesio – Ganko
Francesco Zorzi – Raumplan
#1 Towards a
Europe City Milano
Triennale di Milano
Stefano Boeri, Pier Paolo Tamburelli
and Paola Viganò
Moderated by EUPavilion
“Europe is not a continent, it is a cultural entity”1
The EUPavilion project is part of the broader debate about Europe as a cultural entity and not just as a defined geographic area or a political and economic organisation.
The construction of such an entity is only possible through the recognition and representation of a set of shared values and a common political agenda.
Reflecting on the relationship between the EU institutions and architecture is a fundamental step in the quest for such values. Only a critical approach to such matters can result in a project of significant collective value.
In fact, the so called “Iconographic deficit”2 of the EU is partly due to the lack of a clear and bold project that engages with space, architecture and monuments.
The EUPavilion project aims to raise awareness of the public on these issues, by means of design.
1 Vittorio Gregotti, Arcipelago Europa, 1998
2 OMA, Content, 2004
EUPavilion is a project by
Anna Livia Friel (IUAV phd),
Benjamin Gallegos Gabilondo
and Marco Provinciali (Supervoid Architects)