The Department of Architecture in Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art and the Goethe Institute, organize the First Architecture Biennale in Thessaloniki, titled “Architecture and The City in Southeast Europe’. Twenty five Departments of Architecture from Southeast European countries are going to attend the event, including departments from Istanbul, Venice, Belgrade, Skopje, Nicosia, Athens etc.
Main purpose of the biennale is the discussion about the role of architecture departments concerning ‘Architecture and the City’ issues, giving emphasis on public and social space as well as culture varieties in cities of Southeast Europe.
The biennale will be open from the 18th of January, while architect Ilias Zegelis will hold a lecture on the same day. The presentations of the 25 candidates will continue through the 20th of January and the final event of the biennale will be the exhibition titled ‘Composition-Construction-Production: Russian Innovation and Contemporary Art’.