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Venice Biennale 2012: INTO THE WALL / Menis Arquitectos

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Courtesy of Menis Arquitectos

Renowned architect Fernando Menis has been invited as the only Canarian architect to present his proposal at the Venice Biennale, starting August 29th. Menis will invite visitors “INTO THE WALL” with his handcrafted installation that will feature a selection of his most innovative projects, represented in black Foamglass. Some of these projects include the Auditorium of Pájara (Fuerteventura), Tower Agora Garden (Taiwan) and the protagonist of the facility, the Auditorium of Torun (Poland).

Fernando Menis states: “Visitors will experience what happens inside the wall. The concrete generates full and empty, geometric games, multiple textures that show the different types of forms that we have investigated in the studio for many years, models and architectural concepts that are sensed, combined with concrete materials that make up different sensations. There are changes in the color of the material, creating an experience that is part of the nature of our work. I think that has a handcrafted appearance.”

Courtesy of Menis Arquitectos
Courtesy of Menis Arquitectos
Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Venice Biennale 2012: INTO THE WALL / Menis Arquitectos" 03 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>