Project Description

KUWAITI PAVILION

EXPO 2015 Milan | Italy

YEAR

2015

STATUS

Completed

TYPE

Cultural and Institutional

SERVICE

Tensile Structures | ETFE Technology

FINAL CLIENT

Nüssli Group

CLIENT

Taiyo Europe Gmbh

ARCHITECT

Studio Italo Rota & Partners

MATERIALS

Steel | PVC | PTFE

SURFACE

2,790 m2

People

SUPERVISOR

Antonio Diaferia

TEAM

Nicola Todesco

Claudio Tasca

Antonella Lorenzon

Gallery

The Kuwait Pavilion aimed at an understanding of what life was in the desert and how Kuwaitis had succeeded in making their territory a hospitable and resourceful place; therefore, the structure of the Pavilion was reminiscent of the typical Kuwaiti boats called Dhow, of which Maffeis developed the structure and membrane system.