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Tour Eiffel

Paris, France
by Gustave Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the..

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Habitat 67

Montreal, Canada
by Moshe Safdie

Habitat 67 is a housing complex and landmark located on the Marc-Drouin Quay on the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Its design was created by architect Moshe Safdie based on his master's thesis at the McGill University in Montreal. It was built as part of the World Exhibition..

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Philips Pavilion

Brussels, Belgium
by Le Corbusier, ...

The Philips Pavilion was a World's Fair pavilion designed for Expo 1958 in Brussels by the office of Le Corbusier. Commissioned by electronics manufacturer Philips, the pavilion was designed to house a multimedia spectacle that celebrated postwar technological progress. Because Corbusier was busy..

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Seed Cathedral

Shanghai, China
by Heatherwick Studio, ...

UK Pavilion wins 2010 RIBA Lubetkin Prize In September 2007, Heatherwick Studio led the winning team in the competition to design the UK Pavilion for the Shanghai 2010 Expo.

The event is the largest Expo ever with two hundred countries taking part and over 70 million visitors expected. The..

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The architect of the geodesic dome was Richard Buckminster Fuller. The building originally formed an enclosed structure of steel and acrylic cells, 76 metres in diameter and 62 metres high.

The dome is a Class 1, Frequency 16, Icosahedron. A complex system of shades was used to control the..

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The Soviet pavilion, designed for the Osaka World Expo which was held from March 15th to September 13th in 1970, was a sweeping red and white building. It was the tallest at the fair and contained the usual industrial and technical displays, a piano that once belonged to the composer Tchaikovsky,..

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The first construction in the northern part of the USSR EPEA architectural ensemble, which was intended by designers for major buildings, appeared in 1967. This construction is still called a "Montreal" one because it was carried from Expo 67 World Exhibition in Montreal.

The Soviet pavilion..

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1964-1965 New York World's Fair New York State Pavilion is a historic world's fair pavilion at Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in Flushing, Queens, New York.
The New York State Pavilion was designed and built between 1962 and 1964. It was designed by the modernist architect Philip Johnson. It..

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City Code

Shanghai, China
by Natalija Miodragovic, ...

The concept and presentation of Serbia pavilion on World exhibition EXPO 2010 in Shangai China "Better City, Better Life" is "City Code". The idea and design was originated by the team of young architects Natalija Miodragovic and Darko Kovacev.
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The inspiration for the..

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Trylon and Perisphere

New York, USA
by Max Abramovitz, ...

The Trylon and Perisphere were two modernistic structures, together known as the "Theme Center," at the center of the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940.
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Connected to the 210 m spire-shaped Trylon by what was at the time the world's longest escalator, the Perisphere was a..

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Expo 67 German Pavilion

Montreal, Canada
by Frei Otto

Frei Otto's elegant space frame tent was used to cover the German pavilion's exhibit area. While it took the architect several years to develop his system, it only took six weeks to build. His system used a roof of steel mesh suspended from eight slender steel masts of varied height, situated at..

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Katimavik

Montreal, Canada
by Arthur Erickson

The distinctive building in the form of a large inverted pyramid called the Katimavik, which is the Inuit word for "Gathering Place". The pavilion was located on a 30,285 sq metre lot and designed by Roderick Robbie, Colin Vaughan, Paul Schoeler and Matt Stankiewicz, with consulting architects..

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Opened to the public since July 25th 1999, Pavilion of Knowledge is integrated in the Live Science Network. During the World Exhibit Expo’98 in Lisbon is located by the river Tagus. This was the Pavilion of Sea Knowledge, projected by architect Carrilho da Graça. This interactive science and..

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The architect's masterpiece, both for the tension he manages to create between a necessary, desired and difficult monumentality, and the delicate articulation - with the program and the location - both for daring of the solution and its intensive effect of a representative image symbol. The..

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Pavilion EXPO 2000

Hanover, Germany
by KOKO Architects

EXPO 2000 in Hanover, Germany was the first time Estonia took part in the exposition with its own pavilion. The Republic of Estonia was eager to present the development of the country in the preceding few years and its preparations for joining the European Union, but also to exhibit aspects of..

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