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The Venice Biennale’s International Architecture Exhibition is arguably the most important event on the International contemporary architecture calendar.

Australia’s presence at this event is imperative in growing our international reputation and providing export opportunities for Australian architects and developers.

The 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale took place over three months, from 11 September – 23 November 2008, with participation of leading international urban infrastructure experts, transport planners, policymakers and designers. The 2008 Venice Biennale’s International Architecture Exhibition involved 74 countries, was attended by over 120,000 people and over 3,000 accredited press covered the event.

Australia was represented at the 2008 Biennale with Abundunt Australia in the Australian Pavilion. The Creative Directors for 2008 were Kerstin Thompson, Wendy Lewin, Neil Durbach, Vince Frost and Gary Warner.The former Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney and businesswoman Lucy Turnbull was Australian Venice Architecture Biennale Commissioner for 2008.

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