La Biennale di Venezia - 15th International Architecture Exhibition
28th May-27th November 2016, Venice, Italy
DATE: 28/5/2016
The opening of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, organized by La Biennale di Venezia - REPORTING FROM THE FRONT - curated by Alejandro Aravena, was held last Saturday May 28th 2016. DOCOMOMO International was represented by the Chair, Prof. Ana Tostões.

docomomo International wishes to congratulate the winners of the Awards of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition:

SPAIN - Golden Lion for the Best National Participation, with the exhibition "Unfinished", commissioned and curated by Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintans.

JAPAN - Special Mention as National Participation, with the exhibition "En: Art of Nexus", commissioned by the Japan Foundation and curated by Yoshiyuki Yamana (Vice-chair of docomomo Japan).

PERU - Second Special Mention as National Participation, with the exhibition "Our Amazon Frontline", commissioned by José Orrego and curated by Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse.

GABINETE DE ARQUITECTURA (Solano Benítez | Gloria Cabral | Solanito Benítez) - Golden Lion for the Best Participant.

NLÉ (Kunlé Adeyemi) - Silver Lion for a Promising Young Participant.

MARIA GIUSEPPINA GRASSO CANNIZZO - Special Mention as Participant.

PAULO MENDES DA ROCHA - Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, upon recommendation of Director Alejandro Aravena.

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Photo: Professor Ana Tostões, Chair of docomomo International, with the architect Rafael Moneo on the ocassion of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, highligted in the MarieClaire.it.