UAE pav­il­ion for Expo 2020 is re­vealed

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This is how the UAE’s pav­il­ion will look at Expo 2020 Dubai. The Na­tional Me­dia Coun­cil (NMC) has se­lected ar­chi­tect San­ti­ago Cala­trava’s fal­con in flight-in­spired de­sign. Lo­cated fac­ing the Al Wasl Plaza, which lies at the cen­tre of the 200-hectare ex­hi­bi­tion zone, the UAE Pav­il­ion is ex­pected to cover up to 15,000 square me­tres and will in­clude ex­hi­bi­tion ar­eas, an au­di­to­rium, food and bev­er­age out­lets and VIP lounges. Cala­trava’s pro­posal was se­lected fol­low­ing a sev­en­month de­sign com­pe­ti­tion man­aged by Abu Dhabi re­new­able en­ergy com­pany Mas­dar. The con­test saw nine ar­chi­tec­tural firms sub­mit 11 con­cepts.

THE FU­TURE: An im­pres­sion of how the UAE Pav­il­ion will look at Expo 2020 Dubai

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