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Architects take over Venice for Biennale festival

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World architects gathered in Venice for the Biennale festival starting on Saturday, bringing together 65 national pavilions and taking up the 3,000 square metres (32,300 square feet) of the Arsenale shipyards. 

Japanese roof elements from Yingzao Fashi building standards are displayed during the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy, on June 6, 2014

Dutch star architect Rem Koolhaas, the curator of the giant event which is held every two years, said this "provocative" edition was all about how different countries have adapted to modernity in design over the past 100 years.

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