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Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000 – Hanover, Germany

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Building: Japan Pavilion, EXPO 2000
Location: Hanover, Germany
Completed: 2000
Client: EXPO 2000 Trade Fair
Architecst: OHO Joint Venture: Frei Otto and Buro Happold
Structural Engineer: Stefan Polonyi
Materials: SONOCO europe

AE Interests: The theme of the building was to create more efficient use of resources and reduceCO2 emissions. The structure can be completely recycled when dismantled. The foundation was created by wooden boxes and sand and the interior partitions were created from honeycomb board.

Written by Laurel Johnson

February 2, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Posted in Built

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