In pictures: Kuwait Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale features scattered islands of the Gulf

Kuwait’s third national participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale looks past Kuwait’s borders and proposes a masterplan of the Arabian/Persian Gulf region.


Photography by Giulio Boem



“In an area of physical, religious, and political division, the Kuwait pavilion tells the story of the Gulf’s islands and the possibilities they hold for a join territorial project.


The pavilion is curated by Hamed Bukhamseen and Ali Karim and involves designers and architects from the region such as Kuwaiti AGi Architects, the Behemonth Press with Matteo Mannini Architects, Design Earth, ESAS Architects, Fortune Penniman in collaboration with Studio Bound, PAD10 as well as UAE-based X Architects.

Read designMENA’s full coverage of the Kuwait Pavilion 2016 here.

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