2021

Terra ― The Sustainability Pavilion Dubai Expo 2020
by Grimshaw

Suneesh Sudhakaran

Terra ― The Sustainability Pavilion, opened to the public in 2021 as one of the top three attractions of the Dubai Expo 2020.
It is an exemplar to illuminate the ingenuity and possibility of architecture for future sustainable living.

Drawing inspiration from complex natural processes, the dynamic form of the Pavilion is capturing energy from sunlight and fresh water from humid air. The relationship of building to the site and its physical and cultural contexts is critical, as the facility demonstrates a new way of living sustainably in a challenging desert environment.


This project has been longlisted in the sustainable building category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Architect: Grimshaw
Project: Terra - The Sustainability Pavilion Dubai Expo 2020

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