By means of a system of hydraulic actuators, the twenty-eight eaves of carbon fiber that form the roof can be opened in a matter of three minutes, revealing the photovoltaic panels that power the building.
Beneath an overhead oculus that reproduces the Expo logo, unobstructed exhibition galleries are arranged in several levels around an atrium whose center is a sphere-shaped auditorium seating an audience of 200...[+]
Pabellón de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos United Arab Emirates Pavilion.
National Media Council of the United Arab Emirates.
Fernando Alda, Dubai Media Office, Roland Halbe, Palladium Photodesign / Barbara Bur + Oliver Schuh.