The DesignSingapore Council and Urban Redevelopment Authority are co-commissioning the Singapore presentation at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale which will run from 22 May to 21 November 2021. This year’s pavilion is curated by the National University of Singapore.
On behalf of the Commissioners, Mr Mark Wee, Executive Director of the DesignSingapore Council and Ms Yap Lay Bee, Group Director, Architecture & Urban Design Excellence of the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and the Curators, it is our pleasure to invite you to the Online Launch of the Singapore Pavilion which will be held on Friday, 21 May 2021, at 6.00pm (Singapore Time), 12.00noon (CET).
Singapore’s presentation, titled to gather: The Architecture of Relationships, will showcase 16 insightful installations that examine the different ways in which local residents, citizens and communities share spaces in Singapore. A mix of architecture, art and design, these projects represent the cross-section of Singapore’s cosmopolitan culture and urban society.
In this online vernissage, we will introduce the Singapore Pavilion which responds to the theme, How Will We Live Together?, set by the Curator of Biennale Architettura 2021, Hashim Sarkis.