Brief encounter: Ricky Burdett

Ricky Burdett has been appointed director of next year’s Architecture Biennale in Venice

Ricky Burdett has been appointed director of next year’s Architecture Biennale in Venice. To mark its 10th anniversary the biennale chose the theme of world cities for the exhibition in the Arsenale buildings. Here Burdett explains why the theme is such a good one.

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