Institution Building: Wael Al Awar in conversation with Nikolaus Hirsch

Oct 05, 2021, 09:39 AM

With its contribution entitled 'Wetland' curated by Wael Al Awar and Kenichi Teramoto, the United Arab Emirates has won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the 2021 Venice Biennale. Nikolaus Hirsch talks to Wael Al Awar (waiwai) about the relationship between waste and production on a global scale, the architects' responsibility when it comes to the use of materials and the search for (more) sustainable cement, which is at the core of the Wetland project.