Gallery: MVRDV’s Dramatic Glass Cube Pavilion Will Raise Ocean Awarenes...

The 2012 World Expo will be taking place in South Korea in just over 200 days, and MVRDV recently sent us new diagrams of this dramatic water cube pavilion (which we first unveiled to you last year) they are erecting for the show. The building is designed as a series of water basins that represent or even mimic some aspect of ocean life - whether it is the deep sea, tropical waters, or life-sustainining coral reefs and mangrove forests. The naturally lit and ventilated glass-wrapped cube is organized around a central vacuum reached by an underground tunnel. Hit the jump for a closer look!

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