vietnam pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010
vietnam pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010 vietnam pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010
may 17, 2010

vietnam pavilion at shanghai world expo 2010

entrance of the vietnam pavilion image © designboom

the facade of this 1,000-square-meter pavilion is made of 80, 000 bamboos with a majority of this resource coming from china. its height measures at 12 meters while its exterior appearance is reminiscent of a warehouse. here vietnamese culture is highlighted as visitors learn about the country’s history and culture as well as its progress in eco-protection and urban development. after the expo, the bamboo will be recycled and reused for social welfare facilities and rebuilding schools.

front view of entrance image © designboom

hanoi, the capital of vietnam which historically was also known as thang long, is celebrating its 1,000th anniversary in 2010. thus, the pavilion will host vietnamese performances and instruments for this occasion.

in supporting china’s 2010 shanghai world expo and participating in this international event, the two countries hope to further strengthen the diplomatic relations between each other.

detail of interior bamboo wall image © designboom

vietnamese pavilion rendering

  • what a marvelous structure!!!!

    villy says:
  • totally environmentally friendly technology and sickeningly beautiful as well

    vanessa says:
  • awsome! Vietnam pavilion’s made of bamboo. how clever they are! wish that I could be there

    ken laza says:
  • eco-friendly pavilion for 1000th anniversary of Hanoi, the culturous capital of Vietnam! what admirable workman

    Lyly Lamber says:
  • Sooo Great!!! Nice shot

    Peter Brown says:
  • especial project. so admirable:-bd

    Jet Gamour says:
  • Well done Vietnam

    Higashi says:
  • I love this cuz the friendly tech and the vietnamese skillful workers so wll

    Lunar says:
  • It is recognized that the vietnam pavilion is really beautiful. I could feel the friendly atmosphere when I visited it yesterday.

    Xiao yun says:
  • The pavillion is nice… I liked over all the details in encounters of architectural elements like doors and windows in the wall and the way of cover the real an simple metal structure with bambú…

    Daniel Espada says:

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