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Venice Reflective: Lee Ivett
In this dispatch, Lee Ivett of Baxendale Studio, looks at why a successful public space is one that suggests possibility and opportunity rather than dictates and instructs behaviour. The armature in the garden of Zenobio provided a framework, both literal and metaphorical, that allowed curiosity, reaction, engagement and participation. In this unique context, it was a support mechanism for people to take risks, try things out, fail, succeed, fail again, grow, develop, improve…
The Happenstance / Scotland + Venice: Scotland’s critically acclaimed contribution to the 16th International Architecture exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2018. Curated by WAVEparticle.
The image shows the armature in the garden at Palazzo Zenobio with children playing on it.
Image: Graham Ross
Posted 16 September 2020