the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Events
  3. Venice: A Provocative Paradox

Venice: A Provocative Paradox

  • 09:44 - 21 April, 2017
Venice: A Provocative Paradox
Venice: A Provocative Paradox

Moderator: Louise Braverman, FAIA
Panel: Cynthia Davidson, James Biber, FAIA, Max Levy, FAIA

Often the first reaction to Venice is one of feeling overwhelmed by the astonishing beauty of her existence. Yet if we dig a bit deeper inherent contradictions begin to appear. How do we make rational sense of a city that floats on water? What are the features that contribute to our incredulity, and what can we learn from them? From the original muddy wilderness of the 5th century to a beguiling built environment, Venice remains 1,500 years later, a provocative paradox of visceral and visual inspiration.

The evening will be an exploration of the remarkable architectural elements that make Venice unique in the world. The participants are all contributors to Dream of Venice Architecture, where they reflect on how Venice has influenced their lives and work. The book is second in a series that has been developed by JoAnn Locktov to celebrate Venice as a contemporary living city.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is assigned on a first come, first-serve basis. Proper attire is required at the club, sport jackets for men, no jeans, sneakers, shorts, please.

See more:

Events

This event was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit an event, please use our "Submit a Event" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Venice: A Provocative Paradox" 21 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/869738/venice-a-provocative-paradox/> ISSN 0719-8884

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.