Il 21 novembre, giorno di apertura gratuita della Biennale agli abitanti della città, il Padiglione Gran Bretagna, dedicato a Venezia, vi invita a utilizzare i suoi spazi come luogo d’incontro.
A foreign location, the British Pavilion, in an Italian city overcrowded by tourist and composed for one third by no-venetian students and another third by immigrants – invisible workers in one of the most visual-mediated cities in the world. A place located in the most important Biennale of the world, The Venice Architecture Biennale: a Biennale dedicated to the places in themselves, and to the life in the places, to architecture, and, as the curator of the 12th edition said, to people that meet in architectures. A place in a city ill by the architectonic and industrial speculation plagues as well as low-quality mass tourism exploitation. »