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Milan Expo 2015: Photographic Updates Of The Pavilions In Progress

Milan Expo 2015: Photographic Updates Of The Pavilions In Progress
Milan Expo 2015: Photographic Updates Of The Pavilions In Progress, Pavilion of Vanke. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers
Pavilion of Vanke. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers

This tour - made possible through the Expo's Instagram account - gives us fresh insight into the development of projects like Daniel Libeskind's pavilion for Vanke, which is clad in a self-cleaning, air purifying, metalised tile, to Nemesi's 'smog-eating pavilion' for Italy. With the opening of the 2015 Universal Exposition set to take place in a little over one month's time Milan, for a six month period, will become a global showcase for the thematic study of food. With over 140 participating nations tackling the question of "how to be able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the planet and its equilibrium," new innovations in architecture, engineering and material design will be central to the exhibitions.

See snapshots of the pavilions under construction after the break.

Childrens' Park. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers Pavilion of Uruguay. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers Pavilion of Slovenia. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers Rice Cluster. Image Courtesy of Milan Expo 2015 / Archilovers + 5

Slovenian Pavilion / SoNo arhitekti

Uruguay Pavilion / Arq. Javier Díaz (INAC)

Vanke Pavilion / Daniel Libeskind

Italian Pavilion / Nemesi

Japanese Pavilion

Vietnam Pavilion / Vo Trong Nghia

Monaco Pavilion / Enrico Pollini

Kuwait Pavilion / Italo Rota and Progetto CMR

Intesa Sanpaolo Pavilion / Michele de Lucchiin

Childrens' Park

The Rice Cluster - "a rural setting which will allow people to enjoy the colours and the smell of a real paddy field."

Some of these photographs were taken by Archilovers during their Instagram Take Over of the Milan Expo 2015 account. 

Follow the Milan Expo on Instagram for updates.

Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Milan Expo 2015: Photographic Updates Of The Pavilions In Progress" 24 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/612269/milan-expo-2015-photographic-updates-of-the-pavilions-in-progress/> ISSN 0719-8884
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