Story: Māori architecture - whare Māori

Venice Biennale exhibition, 2014

Venice Biennale exhibition, 2014

The 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale featured a New Zealand pavilion for the first time. Titled Last, Loneliest, Loveliest, it focused on Pacific architecture and the country's bicultural past. The project team for the exhibition included architectural designer Rau Hoskins, and featured buildings included a specially commissioned pātaka (storehouse) and John Scott's Futuna Chapel. 

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Deidre Brown, 'Māori architecture - whare Māori - Contemporary Māori architecture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45756/venice-biennale-exhibition-2014 (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by Deidre Brown, published 22 Oct 2014