Franco-Chinese Pavillon
Shangai, Expo 2010, China

Design team: Dr Cristian Suau
Client: Parisian Performance Company
Publication: none
Type: preliminary ideas, design consultancy
Year: 2008
Budget: confidential
Building system: metal and timber modular panels, glazed panels, modular furniture
Landscape: sand, grass and brick decking
Place: Shangai Expo 2010, China

This project is a 'matchbox' of performing arts. It contains a modular and flexible array to allow theatre performance, children shows and painting activities as well. So the key design aspect is to store and deploy in 3 boxes all the components of those temporary activities (boards, seats, screens)

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spatial configuration - 3 options  

spatial configuration: the matchbox  

inner organisation  

atelier - booth - storage  

outer view  

outer view