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Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

The winners of the international tender for the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2015 are studio Nemesis & Partners Proger of Pescara and Rome with BMS Projects in Milan. The winning concept is rooted in the idea that the architecture should act as a system for generating relations – the way in which these relationships are organized and expressed gives the life to set of volumes that further build architectural landscape, evoking the image of an urban forest. The design of the pavilion comes together in one volume, very rigorous and unified, in order to meet the functional requirements.

The main theme of the whole Expo is “feeding the planet”. In the Italian Pavilion’s brief the key words – life, transparency, changeability, all focused on the visitor’s experiences into the space.

The volume of the pavilion is articulated in four main blocks, arranged around central void – the square. The dynamism of architectural massing is obtained through inclined surfaces of the interior of the square. Within the pavilion macro key functions required by the Preliminary Document are organized – exhibition area, auditorium, offices and Meeting. The four architectural volumes, as if they were trees, have the support massive point on the ground that simulates large “roots” of the exhibition on the ground floor.

In the words of the jury, the highest ranked project plays with special care and self-expressive formal comprehensive architectural imprint the theme – Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, with pre-figuration introduced by the concept.

Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

Studio nemesis, nemesis, Italian pavilion, Milan expo 2015, feeding the planet, first prize, transparent

 

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