SerenaYEterea by (Zú Sánchez)
Introduction to the Arsenale space of the Venice Architectural Biennale.
While the city of Venice fights a battle against the sea, the Venetian lagoon fights a different battle with invasive algae. This map by Christopher Christophi shows algae growth around the islands of the lagoon, 2011
Every surface inside the top floor of the Russian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale is covered in QR codes, which visitors decode using tablet computers to explore ideas for a new Russian city dedicated to science.
Two photographs by Hiroshi Watanabe, from his portfolio Comedy of Double Meaning (2011)
Bet Venetians won’t agree, but wouldn’t it be awesome if all the canals froze over for one day and one could skate on them :D
A view of the Cannaregio channel, partially iced because of unusually low temperatures, in Venice on Monday, Feb. 6.
[Credit : Luigi Costantini / AP]