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The 2010 Shanghai World Expo is about to open in a couple of days. The majority of the pavilions are ready and expecting around 70 million people during the next months. One of the most publicized structures is the Danish pavilion designed by Bjarke Ingels Group. Since its conceptual stage it received instant praise by architectural critics and the media because of its design simplicity and concept. The building is a bicycle loop with a reflecting pool in the center. The Danish national symbol, the statue of the Little Mermaid, will be on display during the exhinition.

Photos: ©Iwan Baan

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