Scotland + Venice 2008 for the 11th International Architecture Exhibition

1 June – 1 June 2008, Piazzale della Stazione Santa Maria

A Gathering Space

Sited outside the main railway station opposite the Grand Canal, the 7m-high wooden structure created from sustainable materials, including Scots larch, showcased Scottish design and construction. It provided a temporary public forum for debate and discussion and  invited visitors to sit, pause and contemplate, and from the top offered a new perspective on the city A Gathering Space was the focus of a number of debates including New Regionalism in Architecture, Architecture Beyond Building, Architecture and Landscape and Transforming the urban landscape.

Stazione Santa Lucia railway station

Exhibition Dates

June 1 2008 to June 1 2008


Piazzale della Stazione Santa Maria