B2 & C1 Shanghai Expo

Project in cooperation wit MOA Mario Occhiuto Architetture

Location: Shanghai, China

Client: Shanghai World Expo Land Holding

Period: 2008  - 2010

Amount of works: Euro 9.000.000


Pavilion B2 is the rehabilitation of two old sheds in Shanghai.

A new “skin”, made up of terracotta tiles (on the facade) and a metallic layer (on the roof) will cover the external surface of the sheds, while a new glass facade will cover the area between the 2 buildings. Moreover the two buildings (B2 and C1) will be realized in order to increase the total area of the pavilions up to 8.800 sqm. Photovoltaic panels will be installed on the not covered surface to partially satisfy the electric