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Venice Biennale 2014: Antarctica to be First Continent Represented

00:00 - 24 May, 2014
Venice Biennale 2014: Antarctica to be First Continent Represented, Halley VI Research Station / Hugh Broughton Architects. Image Courtesy of British Antarctic Survey
Halley VI Research Station / Hugh Broughton Architects. Image Courtesy of British Antarctic Survey

This year, as the first continent ever to be represented at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Antarctica will bring together leading international architects and artists to explore present and future models of living in the South Polar region. The exhibition, Antarctopia will feature projects and ideas by participants, such as Hugh Broughton, Juergen Mayer H. and Zaha Hadid. 

British Council Launches Open Call for First Ever Exhibition of Antarctica Architecture

00:00 - 18 June, 2013
British Council Launches Open Call for First Ever Exhibition of Antarctica Architecture, Halley VI, Copyright A.Dubber, British Antarctic Survey
Halley VI, Copyright A.Dubber, British Antarctic Survey

In order to illustrate the ingeniuity and innovation of contemporaray architecture, the British Council and curated by the Arts Catalyst, Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica has declared an open call for an international touring exhibition that will feature architecture of Antarctica.  With one of the most extreme and desolate environments on the planet, the facilities must be laboratories and residences for scientists working in this distant terrain. The exhibition will feature five designs for Antarctica research stations: British Antarctic Survey's Halley VI by Hugh Broughton Architects; Princess Elisabeth Antarctic by International Polar Foundation; Bharati Research Station by bof Architekten / IMS; Jang Bogo Korea by Space Group; and the Iceberg Living Station by MAP Architects.

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