Expo Blog

The Expo Blog is a space for posts on the history, themes, legacies and experience of Expos. It includes articles from the BIE and external contributors.

A to Z of Expo Architects: Eberhard Zeidler

A to Z of Expo Architects: Eberhard Zeidler

The last week of this A to Z of Expo architects is dedicated to Eberhard Zeidler, who designed the Canada Pavilion for Specialised Expo 1986 Vancouver, in partnership with Barry Downs.

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An overview of Horticultural Expos and Expo 2019 Beijing

An overview of Horticultural Expos and Expo 2019 Beijing

How the wider horticulture sector and Expos in general highlight the importance of the industry, the challenges and future opportunities.

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A to Z of Expo Architects: Minoru Yamasaki

A to Z of Expo Architects: Minoru Yamasaki

Taking the Y position in the list of Expo Architects is Seattle-born Minoru Yamasaki, who made his breakthrough as an architect by designing the US Science Pavilion for World Expo 1962 in his home city.

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A to Z of Expo Architects: Iannis Xenakis

A to Z of Expo Architects: Iannis Xenakis

This week, the A to Z of Expo Architects turns its focus to Greek-French composer, architect and director Iannis Xenakis, who created the revolutionary Philips Pavilion at World Expo 1958 in partnership with Le Corbusier.

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Sealed memories, eye on the future: Time Capsules and World Expos

Sealed memories, eye on the future: Time Capsules and World Expos

Time capsules, those repositories of artifacts concealed for the future, have a long association with Expos. A project in Seattle this year is inviting people to continue a capsule tradition at the Space Needle on the site of World Expo 1962 - Seattle’s Century 21 Exposition.

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