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Vanke Pavilion – Milan, Italy

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Building:  Vanke Pavilion
Location:  Milan, Italy
Architect: Daniel Libeskind
Facade panels: Casalgrande Padana
Structural Engineer: Ramboll UK Ltd
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: Deerns Italia s.p.a.
Contractor: Bodino Engineering S.r.l. (Pavilion) Nussli (Exhibition)
Client: Vanke
Completed: 2015

AEInterests:
The sustainable tiles have air purification properties and are self-cleaning; Influence of Chinese culture – dragons (associated with farming), the shi-tang style dining halls and the landscape, a fundamental element of life; Inside there is a bamboo matrix that incorporates 200 screens in an exhibition [a1].

Articles, Videos:
[a1(pictures and interior layout),a2(brief about tiles), a3 (brief construction)]

Written by Jordan Stirling

July 9, 2018 at 8:31 pm

Posted in Built

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