The US Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale, Curated by Paul Andersen and Paul Preissner, Explores Wood-Framed Construction in American Architecture


Omaha Reservation, Nebraska, 1877. . Image © William Henry Jackson; The National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Omaha Reservation, Nebraska, 1877. . Image © William Henry Jackson; The National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Titled “American Framing”, the United States pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, will explore the omnipresence and creative power of wood-framed construction in American architecture, an overlooked structural element. Curated by Paul Andersen and Paul Preissner, the exhibition will be on display at the Giardini della Biennale from May 22 through November 21, 2021.

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