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Russia Pavilion for Shanghai World Expo 2010

Russia Pavilion for Shanghai World Expo 2010

Russia will decorate its pavilion for the 2010 World Expo like a fairy-tale world, showing a comfortable city as seen through children’s eyes. The country unveiled its pavilion design which will be on a 6,000-square-meter plot and feature 12 white towers inspired by traditional Russian women’s costume.

The 20-meter towers, in white, red and gold, will duplicate the ancient Ural towns dating back 3,000 years ago, but given a modern touch with their irregular shapes. They demonstrate the diversity of both ancient and modern cities, said Vladimir Strashko, Russia’s commission general for the Expo.

A 15-meter-tall central building will link the towers. More images after the break.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Russia Pavilion for Shanghai World Expo 2010" 10 Dec 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/43395/russia-pavilion-for-shanghai-world-expo-2010/>