Ricky Burdett

Director of the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale

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Director of the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale; Professor in Architecture and Urbanism and Founding Director of the Cities Program at the London School of Economics

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The  Venice Architecture Biennale  used to showcase landmarks by star architects. This year the stars of the show were exploding mega-cities, like Los Angeles, São Paolo and Shanghai.

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The Venice Architecture Biennale used to showcase landmarks by star architects. This year the stars of the show were exploding mega-cities, like Los Angeles, São Paolo and Shanghai.

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