slovenia pavilion at expo milan 2015 comprises five prismatic volumes
 
slovenia pavilion at expo milan 2015 comprises five prismatic volumes
may 05, 2015

slovenia pavilion at expo milan 2015 comprises five prismatic volumes

slovenia pavilion at expo milan 2015 comprises five prismatic volumes
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responding to the event’s overall theme of ‘feeding the planet, energy for life’, slovenia has presented their national pavilion at milan’s expo 2015. designed by sono architects, the temporary building is composed of five prismatic structures, whose shape is reminiscent of a cultivated slovenian landscape.

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the temporary building is composed of five prismatic structures
image courtesy of slovenian press agency

 

 

 

constructed using natural materials, such as timber and glass, the pavilion contains a wide range of exhibition spaces that seek to demonstrate the country’s varied foods grown in its 24 gastronomical regions. reflecting the plentiful lush forests that define the slovenian landscape, the wooden structure features large internal green walls that create an absorbing environment for visitors to explore.

 

see designboom’s previous coverage of the slovenia pavilion here; and more of our stories on expo milan 2015 here.

slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
the pavilion is positioned adjacent to the site’s central boulevard – the decumanus
image courtesy of slovenian press agency

slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
the pavilion’s shape is reminiscent of a cultivated slovenian landscape
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slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
lush vegetation serves as natural landscaping
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slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
the design’s protruding timber volumes
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slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
the scheme contains a wide range of exhibition spaces that seek to demonstrate the country’s food
image © designboom

slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
visitors to the site are able to see inside the structure
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slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
exhibition space within the pavilion
image courtesy of slovenian press agency

slovenia pavilion expo milan 2015 sono architects designboom
the wooden structure features large internal green walls
image courtesy of slovenian press agency

 

 

project info:

 

authors: edvard blažko architect, marko volk architect, nina tešanović architect, nejc batistič architect, samo radinja architect, matija kocbek art director, tomaž bavdež landscape designer
civil engineer: CBD
mechanical engineer: biro ES
building contractor: lumar IG
location: milan, italy
building area: 800 sqm
lot area: 1,910 sqm
year of the project: 2015

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