Gallery: Top 6 Stunning Green Pavilions at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

 

Canada Pavilion

Designed in part by Cirque du Soleil, the Canada Pavilion will feature live shows by the world-famous performance troupe. The building's exterior features a wood-clad facade designed to harvest rainwater, and vegetation covers the walls inside the courtyard, which should help keep the temperature moderate.
+ Cirque du Soleil and the Canada Pavilion
photo credit: designboom

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  1. Shanghai's Hotel Waterh... July 30, 2010 at 3:31 pm

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  2. Undergraduate Students ... July 6, 2010 at 11:02 am

    […] Those tight little swim shorts may actually have a use for more than just aerodynamics in the water. A group of undergraduate students from the Chelsea College of Art & Design took 200 unusable Speedo swimsuits and remade them into the s_pavilion for the London Festival of Architecture, which just ended. The purpose of the project, which we spotted over at Designboom this morning, was to explore issues of sustainability through consideration of the use of materials and the development fabrication processes. The end result is this hydrophilic and remarkable spandex pavilion. […]

  3. patdav May 1, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    I am amazed at the all the things we can actually do to help the environment, it is very exciting to discover these things. Great website

    Thanks
    Patricia

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