Due to COVID-19, the 7bn $ global event expecting to welcome 25 million visitors has been postponed. Looking forward to exploring Expo 2021 Dubai! In the meantime, how such decision will affect the construction site? How much will it impact on budgets, investments and national participations?
The British design studio reveals first photographs of three ethereal portals that will welcome visitors of Expo 2020 Dubai which will inaugurate on the 20th of October 2020. The 7 storey tall carbon fibre structures are inspired by ‘mashrabiya’, a latticed design element in traditional Islamic architecture which allows to control light and airflow with see-through intricately geometric patterns.
Carlo Ratti Associati reimagines Milan’s World Expo site as a theme park for science and technology featuring the world’s first neighborhood planned for self-driving cars.
With 2017 World Expo just around the corner, Archipanic explores the wacky architecture of Astana featuring projects by international architects such as Fosters+Partners and Kisho Kurokawa… But also lollipops, beer cans and dog bowls-shaped buildings!
Dror conceived a planet-like structure that aims to become a cultural venue and to keep company to Buckminster Fuller’s lonesome Biosphere pavilion in the site of Montreal Expo ‘67.
A layered trefoil-shaped building, a garden nested under an upside-down architecture and a bloom of solar-powered towers: BIG, Foster+Partners and Grimshaw Architects unveiled winning designs for major pavilions at Dubai Expo 2020.
After the success of Milan Expo 2015, ArchiPanic reminds the great and bitter legacy of Expo 1965 that ended exactly 50 years ago in New York City.
What happens to regime architecture built in name of modernity? The Dominican Republic pavilion at Venice Biennale hosts an exhibition about how the site of a fair wanted by dictator Trujillo came back to life after a propaganda hungover.
INNESTI/GRAFTING, the exhibition at Italian Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale interprets Rem Koolhas provocation about dealing with a globalized architecture by enhancing a national attitude to incorporate new architecture with the previous heritage. Curator Cino Zucchi set a botanical-oriented exhibition focused on Milan as a modernity lab, 2015 Expo and a review on the evolution of Italian landscape.