Situado en el lugar más tranquilo del recinto ferial, el pabellón de Slow Food está compuesto por tres cabañas con estructura de madera dispuestas en torno a un patio triangular.
A good part of the success of Spain’s agricultural production can be attributed to a combination of tradition and innovation: that is the argument proposed at the Spanish Pavilion, illustrated by way of siamese gable-roof sheds, with a markedly elong
Inspired in the metaphor of the hive, the pavilion is built with 169,300 pieces of golden aluminum which palpitate at the rhythm of a real swarm of bees 1,500 kilometers away.
Formed by a very dense scheme of beams of laminated wood, the seemingly closed tree-like building contains a large public square within it.
Taking on the appearance of an urban forest, the pavilion unfurls its volume from four stumps around a central clearing, dressing up with a skin that decontaminates the air.
An exact wooden prism is mixed with a small forest of plants and trees, misting nozzles, and ventilators with which it succeeds in producing enough oxygen for 1,800 visitors.
The translucent net of the Brazilian Pavilion evokes the country’s rich agricultural tradition through a panoptic scheme that, however, offers visitors different paths through the interior.
Aunque desde lejos aparenta ser un volumen compacto, de cerca el pabellón chileno revela su rico entramado de vigas de madera que es a la vez su piel y sus huesos.
The thickly set grid of the facade has been constructed following the principles of the Japanese ‘cidori’ tradition, where neither nails nor glues are used.
The waves of the undulating roof, built with laminated wood and bamboo, suggest the fusion of cities and nature, and reinterpret the codes of traditional Chinese architecture.
Evoking the desert experience, the pavilion presents two large walls stretching sinuously to offer a long exhibition route that ends in a small oasis.
The urbanization layer that globalization has brought to Milan takes the form of trademark buildings which stimulate gentrification and alter the city’s skyline and traditional scheme.
The climate of economic and social austerity has pushed away the gimmicky formulas of previous universal expositions in favor of simpler and more sustainable architecture.
Milan hasn’t reinvented the expos, but has organized one better than many. The visionary original concept of Jacques Herzog – together with Italian architect Stefano Boeri, British urbanist Ricky Burdett, American green architect William McDonough an
Today the world produces more food than it consumes, and yet 800 million people go hungry. Figures of this nature, and of course the fact that gastronomy is one of the strongholds of the culture and economy of Italy, explain the ‘Feeding the Planet’
The competition for the Spanish Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 already has a winner. The Barcelona-based firm B720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos has been selected out of a total of thirty-one participants for an entry whose title, ‘The Language of Taste’,
A pocos meses del comienzo de la Exposición Universal de Shanghai, ya están en marcha los preparativos de las dos siguientes exposiciones internacionales, que tendrán lugar, respectivamente, en Yeosu (Corea) en 2012, y en Milán en 2015. Para esta últ