Vietnamese Pavilion Expo 2015 by Vo Trong Nghia

Vietnamese Pavilion

Vietnamese PavilionThe theme of this year’s World Expo is to address the issues of energy and food, this is the central problem facing humanity in the 21st century. As we already know, Vietnam is directly confronted with the issue of climate change affecting food production, are generally affected by flooding or flooded large barn in the Mekong Delta.
Vietnamese PavilionThis year’s theme of the Expo is very suitable for the current situation in Vietnam on issues of food and climate change. The exhibitors at the Expo Milano Vietnam will be less work to use more energy, more environmentally friendly.
Vietnamese PavilionThus, the idea for the Vietnam Pavilion at Expo this year on a high wooded hills, trees that provide green space and fresh air to cover the entire project and reduce energy consumption. Iconic architecture exhibition Vietnam as lotus buds among lakes. This is the argument that Vietnam was selected based on the theme of Expo Milano 2015 “Water and lotus.”
Vietnamese PavilionEffort, patience transform difficulties into advantages as a lotus flower from the mud that could blossom lotus beauty of life. Also, works made of flexible material is in the form of a lotus bamboo represents the resistance of the people of Vietnam and the bamboo is also environmentally friendly materials.
Vietnamese PavilionDesign brings modern materials but almost simple, the picture here is also a love of nature shows that people would like to bring Vietnam to international friends. The pavilion by Vo Trong Nghia  features a number of bamboo clad, umbrella-like structures supporting trees above a pool of water, in a composition reminiscent of their Kontum Indochine Cafe.
Vietnamese Pavilion“The Lotus is Vietnam’s national flower, a symbol of purity, commitment and optimism for the future,” say the architects. “Growing from the muddy ponds it rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty. The flower is proof that patience can turn difficulties into advantages.”
Vietnamese PavilionLocation: Milan, Italy
Architects: Vo Trong Nghia
Principal Architect: Vo Trong Nghia
Project Team: Takashi Niwa, Raffaello Rosselli, Marek Obtulovic, Nguyen Viet Hung, Dau Nhat Quang, Hoang Quoc Bao
Region: 887. sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Vo Trong Nghia Architects
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