Gallery: China Pavilion Unveiled at the 2010 Shanghai Expo

 

Construction is finally complete on the national pavilion for Shanghai’s 2010 World Expo, which is set to start on May 1st of this year. The China Pavilion, also known as the Oriental Crown, represents the spirit of the people of China and showcases a variety of sustainable building practices ranging from passive design to rainwater harvesting. The Oriental Crown is one of the 5 permanent green buildings on the Expo site, and it will be converted into a national history museum upon the conclusion of the expo next October.

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  1. davidwayneosedach February 18, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    What a beautiful building! I can’t wait to see it in person at night. With luck – sometime next year.

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