A model of circular economy and sustainability, an example of the new post-Covid architectural canons. These too will be among the defining aspects of the Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Universal Exhibition which will open its doors on 1st October 2021.
Enrico Giovannini, the spokesman for ASviS, mentions the project that is taking shape in the United Arab Emirates site as a model of “circular economy”, “in other words, of the possibility of not only reusing waste, but also designing products for reusing it”.
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“Drawing inspiration from nature to obtain new materials” is one of the pavilion’s construction criteria, which co-designers Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota revealed by mentioning a few examples: powder from oranges used for the gangway structure, the use of coffee grounds and algae in paint and not only...
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Regarding the project’s sustainability, the Commissioner General for Italy’s participation, Paolo Glisenti, gave new input in underlining how “ours (Italy’s - Ed.) will be the first pavilion to harness the CO2 introduced daily by thousands of visitors and will not require any air purification plants” and how all the “colours will fully embody the natural dimension and the merging between natural and artificial”.
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