french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010
french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010
may 09, 2010

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

named ‘the sensual city’ the french pavilion at shanghai expo 2010 designed by jacques ferrier architects is covered with a concrete trellis like structure, surrounded by water. inside is a main courtyard with growing walls that lead to the green rooftop along with ponds and water fountains.  visitors can ascend to the rooftop via an escalator to view the courtyard below.

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view of the swiss pavilion image © designboom

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the exterior facade connected to the main structure image © designboom

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lights inserted in  each diamond like structure image © designboom

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the internal courtyard image © designboom

growing walls image © designboom

lights illuminated in the early evening image © designboom

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  • Wow… the queue is long…

    Mel says:
  • what a sad thing. so uninspiring…

    simone says:
  • France pavillion ’92 in seville was a highlight. This one is a very poor attempt to match the dutch pavillion hannover 2000…

    Flip says:

    otaku says:

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