Republic of Yemen - Biennale Architettura 2016

Preserve Beautiful Yemen

Welcome to the National Pavilion of Yemen! This installation was conceived to let you get acquaited with the unique, sophisticated and impressive vernacular architecture of the Arabia Felix.

Yemeni vernacular architecture is an example of a living tradition able to engender social and economic wealth and to attract people from different professions as it'is shown in the following pictures

Whose behind the scene? Get to know some of the Beautiful Yemen team's members!

From the mountains' slopes to the desert low lands: the following pictures take you into a fascinating journey around Yemen.To discover facts and curiosities about the country click each picture.

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Commissioner: Ayed Ali Abdo Al-Shawafy
Curator: Architect Renzo Ravagnan
Exhibitors: Lidwien Scheepers, Chrisje van Schoot, Al-Bara’ Allubadi, Alberto Salvagno, Jean Pierre Zocca, Jan Verelst, Agha Khan Trust for Culture
Scientific Committee: Renzo Ravagnan, Cristina Muradore, Paolo Bensi, Sabina Antonini, Massimo Khairallah, Lidwien Scheepers
Organizers: Lidwien Scheepers, Moosa Elayah, Bilqis Ahmed Abu Osba’, Ahmed Al-Ameiry, Monique Scheepers, Kees Lafeber, Cristina Muradore, Ghassãn Al-Ameiry
Sponsor: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Yemen, ZakeninZicht, Italian and Dutch private donors
Supporters: The Yemeni Embassy to the Netherlands, The Yemeni Embassy to Italy, Professor R. Lewcock, Istituto Veneto per I Beni Culturali, Arch. J-M Bel, Arch. T. Leiermann, Vormidabel Reclame & Communicatie, Thevelop, General Organization for the Preservation of the Historic Cities of Yemen, General Organization for Antiquities and Museums, Italian-Yemeni Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Missione Archeologica Italiana nella Repubblica dello Yemen – Monumenta Orientalia, Social Fund for Development
Graphic Design: Giovanni Bertolotti

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