MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012
 
MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012
jan 06, 2010

MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012

the ‘water cube’ by MVRDV image courtesy MVRDV

the ‘water cube’ is MVRDV‘s proposal for the yeosu expo 2012 thematic pavilion in korea. the design interprets the expo’s focus on the power and beauty of the oceans by ‘extracting a block from the ocean’. a hollow block is enclosed by walls made of stacked water basins which allow visitors to explore the wonders of the ocean.

MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012 image courtesy MVRDV

MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012 image courtesy MVRDV

MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012 image courtesy MVRDV

MVRDV: water cube proposal for thematic pavilion, yeosu expo 2012 image courtesy MVRDV

  • these acuariums will have animals inside? the species from the ocean? it’s so anti-eco, it’s a joke? how it’s possible that people continue putting behind a fence to the animals… every time that i look this stuff i feel sick.

    daniela says:
  • Beautiful, great [url=http://didid.net/]visual design[/url].

    joanne says:
  • nice imaginative concept and visual

    issy says:
  • It’s nothing wrong with the cube, i am pretty sure MVRDV going to make this work! just wait n see : )

    vibenade says:
  • it’s a direct copy of what they did at EPCOT center. Except epcot understands the world as a globe, not a cube, which actually helps the design. i usually love MVRDV’s output but this is a little too committed to the cube.

    alisabet says:
  • nice but impossible
    what a pity 😐

    hahaha says:
  • it’s obviously a fantasy and the design is extremely poor and totally unresolved.
    I think they should study the needs of an aquarium and then go back to the drawing board…

    Archic says:
  • Perhaps its an idea for MVRDV to stag all their clichés, burn them and start designing again.

    Fuller says:
  • what a horrible kitch

    Lucas says:
  • It’s a really cool idea, but im having fun thinking how this could end up in one wet disaster.

    Max says:

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