BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group – Danish pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010

The spiraling architecture of the Denmark pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 by Bjarke Ingels Group housed a little futuristic Danish city teleported to China


Chicago – The Burnham Pavilion by UNStudio

The steel and bent plywood pavilion designed by Ben van Berkel of UNStudio in 2009 for the celebrations of the centennial of the Burnham Plan of Chicago


Chicago – The Burnham Pavilion by Zaha Hadid

The Burnham Pavilion in Chicago, designed by Zaha Hadid in 2009 to celebrate Burnham’s Plan, was a temporary venue made in tensile fabric


Makoko Floating School II by Kunlé Adeyemi – NLÉ

The revised Makoko Floating School II by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi, from NLÉ, winner of the Silver Lion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

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Studio Mumbai creates bamboo MPavilion 2016 in Melbourne

Indian Studio Mumbai – Bijoy Jain designed a 12 meter-high temporary pavilion made in bamboo to be installed in 2016 in Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne


Living in the wall: the 21er Pavilion 2016, Vienna

“Living in the Wall” is an experimental housing installation realized by the 21er Haus together with the Vienna University of Technology


London | Serpentine Pavilion 2016 by BIG – BJarke Ingels Group

London. The 2016 Serpentine Summer Pavilion at Kensington Gardens by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group is based on a “warped” brick wall.

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Parametric 3D modeling for the Pauhu pavilion

The Pauhu temporary pavilion was realized as a part of Tampere Architecture Week, Finland, with state-of-art digital design and wood fabrication processes

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Dismantling EXPO, the dark side of architecture

The Facebook group “Dismantling Expo” testifies the final fate of the national pavilions at Expo Milan 2015 and the dark fascination of fading architecture

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Mexico | the inflatable museum by Estudio 3.14

The aim to convey the national cultural heritage to young people led the Ministry of Culture of Jalisco to commission Estudio 3.14 the design of a pavilion

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YAP 2015 winning project Cosmo by Andrés Jaque at MoMA PS1

The water-filtering installation Cosmo by Andrés Jaque. winner of the Young Architect Program 2015, is on view at the MoMA PS1 in New York until September 6

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Milan | EXPO 2015 | United Kingdom Pavilion

The United Kingdom participation at EXPO 2015 is entitled “Grown in Britain: Shared Globally”. Its beehive-like pavilion is designed by Wolfgang Buttress


Milan – EXPO 2015 | Pavilion of Italy

“Padiglione Italia” is the official pavilion of Italy at EXPO 2015 Milan; a white building which photo-catalytic concrete facades resemble a urban forest


Milan | EXPO 2015 | The Pavilion Zero

Designed by Michele de Lucchi, the Pavilion Zero at EXPO is inspired by the morphology of the Earth’s crust to depict the relation between us and our Planet


Milan | EXPO 2015 | The German pavilion

The biomorph pavilion of Germany at EXPO 2015, entitled Fields of Ideas, presents a sustainable use of natural resources and the richness of the German land


Milan EXPO 2015 | Swiss Pavilion

The pavilion of Switzerland at EXPO 2015 presents an interesting interpretation of the theme of the consumption of food and water resources


Milan EXPO 2015 | Pavilion of Spain

Designed by B720 Fermìn Vàzquez Arquitectos, the timber and steel pavilion of Spain at EXPO 2015 presents the Spanish territory, products and gastronomy


Milan EXPO 2015 | Pavilion of Brazil

The pavilion of Brazil is perhaps the most playful at EXPO 2015. Both real and metaphoric, a huge elastic mesh suspended over a garden welcomes the visitors

Milan | EXPO 2015 | The UAE pavilion by Foster

The design of the United Arab Emirates pavilion at the EXPO 2015 in Milan by Foster + Partners is inspired by UAE’s architecture, landscape and desert dunes

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Milan – EXPO 2015 | France pavilion

The pavilion of France at EXPO 2015 by XTU architects and Studio Rispal resembles a covered market where present and future of food production are presented

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Milan | EXPO 2015 | Land of Hope – China pavilion

The China pavilion at EXPO 2015 Milan designed by Tsinghua University-Studio Link-Arc is an intriguing vision of a “Land of Hope” where city and nature meet


Milan | EXPO2015 | Breathe, Austrian Pavilion

The pavilion of Austria at the EXPO 2015 in Milan, entitled “breathe.austria” brings the visitors into the air, smells and sounds of an Austrian forest


Milan | EXPO 2015 – Index

“Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” is the title of the EXPO 2015 and a main theme that will be unfolded through international meetings and events


Milan | Favilla: a tale of light

Favilla, installation in Piazza San Fedele in Milan, designed by Attilio Stocchi, is an immersive tale made of light and a narrator’s voice

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Milan | EXPO Gate pavilions by Scandurra Studio

Expo Gate is the reference venue of Expo 2015 in the heart of Milan. Its pavilions designed by Scandurra Studio, accommodate a multipurpose temporary center

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Serpentine Galleries pavilions, a history

An history by images of all Serpentine Galleries Summer Pavilions at Kensington Gardens in London from 2000 – Zaha Hadid to 2015 – SelgasCano architects