Bahrain’s pavilion inaugurated at Venice Biennale of Architecture exhibition

Venice, May 19 (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain inaugurated its “Wet Origins” pavilion at the 18th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, which opened on Thursday in Venice, Italy.

The inauguration was attended by Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Commissioner General of the pavilion.

Members of the BACA engineering team, architects and other media professionals also attended the opening of the pavilion, which will receive visitors from May 20, at the grand opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, and will run until November 26.

“We always strive to participate in the Venice Architecture Biennale exhibition in order to promote Bahrain’s innovations and solutions in the field of architectural and urban development that are not only applicable in the Kingdom, but can also be applied in other places around the world,” said the BACA President.

He pointed out that the pavilion has been completed from the initial proposal to the final implementation, thanks to the efforts of Bahraini architectural talents, which were reflected in the excellence of the pavilion’s theme, title and idea.

The Kingdom’s participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale explores the possibility of benefiting from 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 and achieve more balance between urban development projects and the natural environment.

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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 www.sweatingassets.bh.


The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities chose the Bahraini engineer Maryam Al-Jumairi and Latifa Al-Khayyat to be the curators of the pavilion.


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