Turkish Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2016, Venice Architecture Biennale, temporary pavilion, reused materials, recycled furniture, green design, Turkey, Istanbul, green architecture

The large ship measures 30 meters (98 feet) and weighs four tons. It was built from more than 500 pieces of reused materials, including seven kilometers (4.6 miles) of steel cable, wooden moulds, discarded furniture, signboards and boats found on site.

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Turkish Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2016, Venice Architecture Biennale, temporary pavilion, reused materials, recycled furniture, green design, Turkey, Istanbul, green architecture

The design, curated by Feride Çiçekoğlu, Mehmet Kütükçüoğlu and Ertuğ Uçar, focuses on the concept of borders and ways in which these can be dissolved and transformed. After the Biennale closes next November, the structure will travel back to Istanbul, where it will become a centerpiece of a museum of arsenal.

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Photos by Cemal Emden