Bahrain pavilion at Venice Biennale of Architecture exhibition opens tomorrow

Manama, May 17 (BNA): The 18th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale will kick off tomorrow, Thursday, in the Italian city of Venice. People from all over the world will be able to explore the innovative vision of the Kingdom of Bahrain by visiting its pavilion called “Wet Origins”.

And while the official opening of the event will take place tomorrow, in the presence of officials, architects and organizers, the exhibition will open its doors to the public on May 20 to savor this unique experience. The Bahrain Pavilion will continue to receive visitors until November 26.

The Kingdom’s participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale will explore the possibility of utilizing Bahrain’s cooling and air conditioning systems in innovative and innovative ways to take advantage of its water condensation potential, and then use it to create environmentally friendly environments. Achieving more balance between urban development projects and the natural environment.

The pavilion displays a proven microclimate of a microclimate environment and shows the public the potential for urban applications that did not exist until now. The aim is to improve the infrastructure while taking into account the unique climatic conditions of the Kingdom of Bahrain, such as high temperature and humidity. A documentary film will be shown on the subject and a book entitled “Wet Origins” will be opened to the public.

Last week, the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) launched a website for this post, detailing the Kingdom’s pavilion at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition. The website will be updated periodically with all new information, and the public can visit it at

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It is noteworthy that the authority chose two Bahraini engineers, Maryam Al-Jumairi and Latifa Al-Khayyat, who curated the pavilion.


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