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Entry Portals, Expo 2020 Dubai
by Asif Khan

Entry Portals, Expo 2020 Dubai by Asif Khan

Highly commended: Installation design of the year 2021. Asif Khan has designed carbon-fibre latticed which are 21-metres-heigh.

The three Entry Portals are the entrances to each thematic district of Dubai Expo 2020.

The structure is visible to visitors from a distance, enveloping the open space. A simple architecture based on the traditional Arabian mashrabiya shading screen and grand gateways to the cities of old, yet made entirely from modular units of carbon fibre.

The vast doors are opened and closed each day, providing intricate shading and geometric patterns.

Designer: Asif Khan
Project: Entry Portals, Expo 2020 Dubai
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