canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010
 
canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010
mar 14, 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canada pavilion at shanghai expo, 2010

the canada pavilion at shanghai expo 2010 has been built by canadian engineering and construction company SNC-lavalin inc.

cirque du soleil created the concept design for the pavillion and will also create public performances, organize cultural programs and develop strategic corporate alliances for the pavillion.

the 6,000-square-meter pavilion, among the biggest at the site, will feature an exhibition themed ‘the living city: inclusive, sustainable, creative.’

environmental protection has been taken into consideration for the building. part of the pavilion’s exterior walls will be covered by a special kind of greenery and rainwater will be collected by a drainage system for use inside the pavilion.

it is located on the pudong side of the huangpu river. along with other north and south american countries, zone C is also home for european and african pavilions.

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

canadian pavilion at shanghai expo 2010

  • Congrats to those in Canada who decided that architects shouldn’t be part of the design…cirque du soleil is a joke, so is the building. Shameful.

    worm
  • Awful! Just awful.
    when you looked out at the windows!

    fusion2007
  • Will we make hockey sticks from the walls at the end of the project?

    HMS
  • “cirque du soleil created the concept design”…hmmm, that explains everything.

    what do I know
  • Impressive…

    design traveller
  • Combien d’arbres morts ? How much dead trees ? Cuanto arboles muertos

    Shinraiko
  • slight cop-out on interior structure, eg why isnt it integrated into facade, but still above-average cad doodling
    reminds me of yokohama port terminal…

    justsaying
  • that is nice…

    :-)

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