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dc.contributor.author Minnaert, F
dc.contributor.editor Betsky, DA
dc.contributor.editor Thompson, ACTNDVFWLK
dc.contributor.editor Warner, G
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-02T06:03:58Z
dc.identifier.citation 'Abundant', Australian Pavilion 11th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2008
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-86318-037-5
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17471
dc.description.abstract The Biennale is the most important event on the international contemporary architecture calendar. Thousands of the world's most influential architects, designers, urban planners, developers and critics visit the Biennale, with considerable discussion and commentary in the architectural press and general media generated as a direct result. The 11th International Architecture Exhibition, directed by Aaron Betsky, took place in Venice from 14 September to 23 November 2008. It included a record number 65 national pavilions. The Australian Pavilion attracted more than 129,000 visitors, including more than 300 leading Australian architects. Australia's participation was an initiative of the Australian Institute of Architects. The AIA invited more than 180 Australian practices to create interpretative models based on an existing project and responding to the director's theme: `Out there: architecture beyond building'. This resulted in the exhibition `Abundant, showcasing 300 `architectural artefacts' and a kaleidoscope of immersive projections of `extraordinary, eccentric and eclectic buildings' showcasing Australia's abundant architectural diversity. My project, Patternity, describes a process investigating the topological properties of epithelia. In living organisms, these membranes constitute reactive borders between two environments and have specific functions: movement, exchange, selective permeability, mechanical and chemical protection. By considering the ability of these membranes to generate types of multifunctional and relational patterns, the objective is to evaluate what could then be transposed into the field of architecture and sculpture. Based on the ambivalent functions, organisational modes, regeneration processes, spatial deformations and continuous transformations of a particular epithelium, Patternity_ds42 has been generated as a three dimensional small scale sculpture, through an adaptive replication of its components.
dc.publisher Australian Institute of Architects
dc.subject topology biology membrane organism
dc.subject topology biology membrane organism
dc.title Patternity
dc.type Exhibition
dc.parent 'Abundant', Australian Pavilion 11th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2008
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation The Australian Pavilion 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice en_US
dc.publocation The Australian Pavilion 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1201 Architecture
dc.personcode 998203 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Architecture en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity 20080914 en_US
dc.date.activity 2008-09-14
dc.location.activity Nature magazine (UK); Monument; The Australian; Curve, Dezeen en_US
dc.location.activity Nature magazine (UK); Monument; The Australian; Curve, Dezeen
dc.description.keywords topology biology membrane organism en_US
dc.description.keywords topology biology membrane organism
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 998203 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building


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