12. March 2020
The Venice Biennale opening has been postponed from May to August. (Photo by Andrea Avezzù, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia)
Around the world, events that bring large groups of people together are being canceled or postponed as the novel coronavirus spreads. These include architecture and design events; some of the major fairs and conferences scheduled for the spring are gathered here with information on any scheduling changes.
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Copenhagen Architecture Festival CAFx: Scheduled for April 23–May 3 but "postponed for an indefinite time."
Light + Building 2020, Frankfurt, September 27–October 2: Cancelled; the next iteration will take place March 13 – 18, 2022.
Biennale Architettura 2020: How will we live together?: Postponed until 2021, with the following dates: May 22 - November 21, 2021.
Salone del Mobile, Milan, June 16–21: Canceled per a March 27 press release; next iteration will take place in April 2021.
Kyoto Biennale International Exhibition of City and Design 2020, Kyoto, March 27–29: Canceled per the exhibition website.