venice: architecture biennale

the architecture biennale in venice launched last week, showcasing a plethora of architectural concepts and ideas from across the planet in this scenic mediterranean town. this 12th edition is themed people meet in architecture and by focusing on the radical changes that take place in today's society it aims to clarify new values and a new lifestyle for the present through architecture [on until nov 21]. click [here] for more info. one of the presentations that we'd like to see is 50 years after brasília, an homage to the city of brasília and held at the brazilian pavilion. photo: oscar niemeyer's palácio da alvorada in brasília [the first building to be inaugurated in the city in 1958]