Tag Marchetti-Architetto

Venice Biennale New Australian Pavilion, Italy

The Australian pavilion was designed by Italian Davide Marchetti who won the competition back in July 2008. It’s sited in Venice, Italy with 500 sqm floor area. As described by the architects, the pavilion uses standard and cheap material, and the outside and the inside wall finishes are similar. The main idea underlying the design is the creation of a solid and massive object which corrodes little by little through a precise gesture, turning into a complex and articulated shape.The original instrument comes from the detailed image of a Venetian gothic marble decoration: its composition and pattern generate a geometrical…