Australian Pavilion in Venice Showcases a New Perspective on Cities

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VENICE.- At this year’s 12th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Australia is showcasing a collection of dramatic urban visions using ground-breaking 3D stereoscopic technology, allowing visitors to move around a range of existing and hypothetical urban environments. Led by the Australian Pavilion’s Creative Directors, John Gollings and Ivan Rijavec, the ‘NOW and WHEN Australian Urbanism’ exhibition will act as a catalyst for debate on the future of our cities, engaging in timely issues that include sustainability, urban sprawl and density, and immigration. The exhibition features two theatres. The NOW theatre highlights five of Australia’s most interesting urban and non-urban regions as they are now, captured by Co-Creative Director and well-known architectural photographer, John Gollings. In the second theatre, 17 futuristic urban environments imagine WHEN we reach 2050 and beyond. Depicting Australian cities 40+ years into the future, these