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05 July 2018 | by Joanna Moorhead

Buildings to house the soul: the Vatican’s pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale


Buildings to house the soul: the Vatican’s pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale

British architect Norman Foster has designed a chapel with a framed view of the lagoon
Photo: Alessandra Chemollo

 

Stand at the water’s edge of the Piazza San Marco and you’re gazing across the lagoon at one of Venice’s quintessential views: San Giorgio Maggiore, which rises from the grey-green water like a stage set.





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