Stateside, the headlines are filled with news from the political conventions, but Cameron Sinclair turned down both to go to Venice for the 13th International Architecture Exhibition. Many of the people who arrived in Venice for the biennale preview are beginning to leave, but others are still reveling in the limelight of winning awards, and public visitors are still taking in the 55 national pavilions and myriad other exhibitions on display.

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