British pavilion for the 12th biennial of architecture in Venezia, Italy has been commissioned to Vicky Richardson, director of the department for architecture, design and mode at British Council – a leading cultural and educational organisation. The pavilion was opened on the 29th of august 2010 and was ironically named Villa Frankenstein referring to a Victorian social critic and historian of venetian architecture John Ruskin.
The entire space represents a stage for exchange of opinions between Great Britain and Venetia. The centerpiece of the pavilion is a copy of Olympic stadium that will be build in London in 2012. This hybrid structure can serve as a platform for drawing, discussions or scientific research. After the biennial the pavilion will be re-constructed at another place in Venetia as a cultural heritage.