Robert A.M. Stern an Architecture Juror at the Venice BiennaleJuly 5, 2012
Robert A.M. Stern will serve on the jury at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. This year's exhibition, Common Ground, directed by David Chipperfield and organized by Venice Biennale President Paolo Baratta, opens to the public Wednesday, August 29, 2012 and runs through Sunday, November 25, 2012, at the Giardini della Biennale and at the Arsenale. Joining Mr. Stern on the international Jury is Wiel Arets from the Netherlands, Kristin Feireiss from Germany, Benedetta Tagliabue from Italy, and Alan Yentob from the UK. The awards ceremony will take place during the official opening of the Exhibition, Wednesday August 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Giardini of la Biennale.
Common Ground presents 63 projects by architects, photographers, artists, critics and scholars, created expressly for this Biennale. There will be a total of 110 participants.
The International Jury will award the following prizes:
- Golden Lion for best National Participation
- Golden Lion for best project in the International Exhibition Common Ground
- Silver Lion for a promising young architect in the International Exhibition Common Ground