Main programme of second International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam announced

The theme of the Biennale is The Flood, and will highlight the relationship between water and architecture in the Netherlands and around the world. Adriaan Geuze, landscape architect and director of the office West 8, is curator of the event. For one month, from 26 May to 26 June 2005, the exhibitions will take place at Las Palmas and the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) in Rotterdam. Additionally, the Biennale will feature numerous conferences, lectures, excursions, a film programme, a public weekend and a City Program. The event is intended to become a venue for an international exchange of expertise, historical knowledge and future visions that explore the advantages and disadvantages of living and working with water. Some of the exhibitions are as follows: The Dutch Water City, Mare Nostrum, Polders, Three Bays, and Flow. For more information, please visit