The Shanghai Expo in 2010 is going to bring together the world, and it seems like all countries want to be well represented by their pavilions, making for some great architectural design.
From floating pavilions to rain harvesting architecture, here is a collection of 10 of the pavilion designs to be seen at the 2010 Shanghai Expo!
Implications - Events like the Shanghai expo give countries and businesses the unique opportunity to show their creativity to the rest of the world in a dramatic way. As superficial as it may sound, appearance is everything when it comes to these kinds of events. The more impressive the pavilion that represents your business/organization, the bigger impact your name will make on the thousands of people who visit.
Celebrating the 2010 Event, from Sand Dune Designs to Solar Soy Walls
Macau Pavilion at World Expo Celebrates the Rabbit in Chinese Lore
Solar Soy Walls
The Swiss Pavilion for Shanghai 2010 is Made of Beans and Sun Cells
Fiber Optic Pavilions
Thomas Heatherwick Creates Glowing Architecture for Shanghai Expo
Water Surrounds the Shanghai Expo 2010 French Pavilion
Rain Harvesting Architecture
The Eco-Friendly Canada Pavilion for the 2010 Expo
Unexpected Polish Architecture for Shanghai Exhibition Hall
The Heart Influences This Urban Building Design
Recycled CD Architecture
Atelier Feichang Jianzhu Combines Green and Music Scenes
Sand Dune Architecture
UAE Pavilion Will Shimmer, Morph and Change Color
Polish Pavilion at Expo 2010 Channels Cultural Tradition