DAI warmly congratulates Architecture studio DAAR Alessandro Petti and Sandi Hilal (the latter was esteemed visiting professor at DAI in 2017), with the awarding of a Golden Lion at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale as best participant in The Laboratory of the Future exhibition. Another recognition of their groundbreaking work, situated between architecture, art, pedagogy and politics. The Biennale Architettura 2023 is open from Saturday 20 May to Sunday 26 November (pre-opening 18 and 19 May), curated by academic, educator and best-selling novelist Lesley Lokko, who has commented: “Architects have a unique opportunity to put forward ambitious and creative ideas that help us imagine a more equitable and optimistic future in common”.

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