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UK Pavilion Shanghai Expo – Shanghai, China

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Building: UK Pavilion Shanghai Expo
Location: Shanghai, China
Architect: Heatherwick Studio
MEP Consultant: Atelier Ten
Principal Contractor: Mace

AE Interests: building material use (60,000 transparent acrylic rods), unique illumination scheme, dynamic building movement, steel and timber composite structure, cantilever frames, natural ventilation, sustainable building design (local material usage/planned material recycling effort)

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Written by Cody Lambert

December 4, 2012 at 11:37 am

Posted in Built

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