Remaining Time

20 October 2020 - 10 April 2021
Suggestions

    River-inspired Brazil Pavilion will offer hydration in the desert

    Designed around a walkable ‘water blade’, the Brazil Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai will refresh visitors from around the world by recreating the sights, sounds and scents of the country’s riverside areas

    While the desert is not typically associated with lush, aqueous environments, Brazil has unveiled plans to recreate the Amazon basin in the UAE through its country pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

    Built around a walkable ‘water blade’, the 4,000-sqm Brazil Pavilion will recreate the sights, sounds and scents of the country’s riverside areas to refresh Expo visitors from every corner of the planet.

    The building, which was designed by architects from JPG.ARQ, MMBB and Ben-Avid, will promote biodiversity, environmental preservation and competitiveness by showcasing the benefits of multiculturalism and sustainable best practice.

    Inspired by the Rio Negro – the largest left tributary of the Amazon River – the pavilion’s floor resembles the stilt houses common in the riverside areas of Brazil’s northern region. The eye-catching structure will provide shade during the day and resemble a luminous floating cube at night.

    Located in Expo 2020’s Sustainability Thematic District, the pavilion will enable Brazil to promote its diversity, gastronomy and culture to the international community.

    The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), which is responsible for developing and operating the pavilion, will use Expo 2020 as a platform to attract trade and direct foreign investment, with agribusiness and innovative technologies representing key focuses.

    Brazil is the latest country to reveal the design and theme of its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. More are expected to follow in the coming months.
    • calendar 21 Jan 2020
      Expo Story
      Climate influencers, change-makers to convene at Expo 2020 global event

      Director-general reveals event at Expo 2020 to encourage action on climate change and focus on sustainability issues

      Read more
    • calendar 21 Jan 2020
      Expo Story
      Canon brings 80 years of expertise to Expo 2020

      For the first time, a single firm will deliver all of the World’s Expo’s printing and imaging needs

      Read more
    • calendar 18 Dec 2019
      Expo Story
      Military service cadets start training to keep Expo safe for all

      Dubai 92 reports that the first batch of UAE military service cadets are now undergoing training to equip them with specialist skills to ensure Expo 2020 Dubai is safe for all its millions of visitors.

      Read Original Article
    • calendar 15 Dec 2019
      Expo Story
      Pepsi offers millions a taste of Expo 2020 with co-branded products

      The first of a series of Expo 2020-branded Pepsi products go on sale across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia

      Read more