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.

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 view of the swiss pavilion image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 the exterior facade connected to the main structure image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 lights inserted in  each diamond like structure image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 the internal courtyard image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 growing walls image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 lights illuminated in the early evening image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

french pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 image © designboom

  • PRADAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!

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

    Flip
  • what a sad thing. so uninspiring…

    simone
  • Wow… the queue is long…

    Mel

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