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Venice Australian Pavilion

Architect . Jean-Paul Rollo with Romas Kesminas / Competition . Australian Pavilion Di Staio Ideas Competition / Awards . Shortlisted Entry and included in the exhibition at Heide Museum of Modern Art

MALTAGLIATI DI ICONE AUSTRALIANI CON ICONE VENEZIANI

 

ENTRÉE                   IL MERCANTE DI VENEZIA

                                   Read The Merchant of Venice

 

MAIN                        CASA DI MATTONI

                                   Take a triple-fronted brick veneer footprint & extrude it 2500mm

 

                                   PALAZZO DUCALE DI VENEZIA

                                   Take a 2000mm slice of the Doge’s Palace

 

                                   LA NGV

                                   Add 1800mm of the NGV’s water wall & combine with other elements

 

DESSERT                TETTO A SPIGOLO DI TERRACOTTA

                                   Take a terracotta tile hip roof - invert it to subvert it

 

                                   UN ANGOLO DI CINQUE GRADI

                                   Replicate that sinking Veneziano feeling by angling all walls five degrees towards the canal

 

WINE                        PIANTA INTERNA DI SUPERMERCATO

                                   Use the Coles Supermarket ‘gondola’ shelving system to generate the internal plan

 

 

Buona fortuna e buon appetito!

 

* This is a version of the classic Futurists ‘Architectural Dinner for Sant’Elia’ as formulated by Futurist Aeropoet Marinetti & Futurist Aeropainter  Fillia