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UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015

UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015
UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015, UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

As the Milan Expo 2015 comes to a close, the winners of its best pavilions are being revealed. Wolfgang Buttress' UK Pavilion has taken top honors being named the exhibition's "Best Pavilion for Architecture & Landscape." A crowd favorite, the pavilion caught the attention of the world with it's mesmerizing (and photogenic) "beehive" made of 169,300 individual aluminium components that allowed visitors to experience the life of a bee. 

UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

The Chilean Pavilion, designed by Cristián Undurraga, was awarded second for the prize, ahead of the Czech Republic (who took home the bronze) by Chybik+Kristof Architects & Urban Designers.

Chilean Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Cristián Undurraga. Image © Cristián Undurraga
Chilean Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Cristián Undurraga. Image © Cristián Undurraga
Czech Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Chybik+Kristof Architects & Urban Designers. Image © Lukas Pelech
Czech Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Chybik+Kristof Architects & Urban Designers. Image © Lukas Pelech

UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "UK and Wolfgang Buttress Win "Best Pavilion" at Milan Expo 2015" 30 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776336/uk-and-wolfgang-buttress-win-best-pavilion-at-milan-expo-2015/> ISSN 0719-8884
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UK Pavilion - Milan Expo 2015 / Wolfgang Buttress. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Wolfgang Buttress 设计的英国馆获得了2015年米兰世博会的“最佳展馆”