Architecture of Expo 2010 Shanghai
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The stunning architecture unveiled at World Expo 2010 Shanghai brings new atmosphere and style to the appearance of Shanghai. This vital book captures and presents more than 60 examples of architecture and design created and built for World Expo 2010 Shanghai in four chapters with content and design examples submitted by the architects involved in creating these landmark buildings. Chapter one covers the five permanent World Expo buildings including the famous Four Pavilions along the Central Axis: Expo Boulevard Theme Pavilion China Pavilion World Expo Centre and Expo Performance Centre. Chapter two presents detailed descriptions of the fourty halls built by participating countries themselves which demonstrate and showcase the worlds contemporary advanced architectural conceptions. Chapter three covers the enterprise pavilions built by sixteen Chinese enterprises independently or jointly. And the fourth chapter examines the various other pavilions including the World Expo Museum. Uniquely Architecture of Expo 2010 Shanghai includes contributions from many of the architects responsible for World Expo 2010 Shanghais collection of stunning buildings. More than 900 photos and 300 line drawings were carefully chosen to help the reader fully appreciate and experience World Expo 2010 Shanghais architectural highlights the designing conceptions techniques and creative architectural styles unveiled by architects from around the world. Essential reading for all architecture professionals plus anybody wanting to keep track of the developments first seen at World World Expo 2010 Shanghai.
- Paths International, March 2011
China Architecture & Building Press
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