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La Biennale di Venezia – International Architecture Exhibition

Great Wall of China at Simatai

In preparation of the official volumes for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition directed by Rem Koolhaas. The Bienale catalogue office asked permission to use this photo I made during my visit to China (Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xi’an) https://www.flickr.com/photos/ijsendoorn/7863360710/

La Biennale di Venezia International Architecture Exhibition displayed the Chinese wall at Simatai in their official publications (Main Catalogue of the Exhibition, Short Guide, Research volume Elements of Architecture).
Some pages of the volume also elements of architecture were displayed as part of the exhibition.

Biennale Venize La Biennale di Venezia 7 june november 13th

directed by Rem Koolhaas (Venice, June 7th – November 23rd).

Image sources and courtesy

p.14 Paul Ijsendoorn; M. J. Meijer, “A map of the Great Wall of China,” Imago Mundi: The International Journal for the History of Cartography 13 (Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 1956); Robert M. Jurga.

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