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Architecture on stage - Expo 2015

Europa | Milano

With more than 1.1 million square metres of exhibition space, Milan Expo 2015 is an exhibition of the most recent technologies designed to combat the paradoxically unbalanced way our modern world manages its energy and food resources. At the same time Expo unfolds the extraordinary wealth of food farming practices and fine food traditions existing in the world.

The exhibition site is laid out along two intersecting thoroughfares - the Cardo and the Decumanus - along which are aligned the national pavilions of the participating countries. The two main streets are shielded by a two-drape tensile structure, designed and developed by Studio Tecnico Majowiecki from an Expo Plan Office concept.

The architecture of each pavilion has the major responsibility of arousing the curiosity of visitors and drawing them inside. Some pavilions rely on the very specific...

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