italian pavilion for expo shanghai 2010 by bicuadro architects
 
italian pavilion for expo shanghai 2010 by bicuadro architects italian pavilion for expo shanghai 2010 by bicuadro architects
oct 27, 2008

italian pavilion for expo shanghai 2010 by bicuadro architects

the colors of italy infiltrate through the pavilion at night

bicuadro architects have received third prize for their italian pavilion, which is to be presented at expo shanghai 2010. the overall design is based on stratigraphy, a geological study which looks at layers of rock formations. the building itself consists of plates which are lined up to physically, as well as metaphorically, represent the multiple layers of history, life and culture which is found in urban italy.

large plates are lined up and represent the multiple layers of the italian pavilion

aerial view

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bicuadro architects: http://www.bicuadro.it world expo shanghai 2010: http://en.expo2010china.com — via + mood

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