LocationYeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
Architect in ChargeH Architecture
Yeosu: The Latest Architecture and News
Designed by the Austrian architecture office soma for EXPO 2012, the Thematic Pavilion dubbed One Ocean will celebrate it’s grand opening tomorrow (May 11) in Yeosu, South-Korea. Since winning first prize in an open international competition in 2009, One Ocean has captured the attention of the international community with its gill-like kinetic façade and sustainable climate design.
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The shortlisted proposal for the Swedish Pavilion at the upcoming 2012 World Expo by Stockholm Field Office, in collaboration with Fieldwork, is based on the idea of gradients; the gradual shifts in Swedish landscape and relatively smooth changes in Swedish society. This idea is interpreted into different spatial elements, gradually fading between different points in space. They create the physical environment of the exhibition space, showcasing information and objects as well as guiding the flows of visitors through the space. More images and architects’ description after the break.