Project Description

MEXICAN 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

Francisco López-Guerra Almada

MATERIALS

Steel | PVC | PTFE

SURFACE

1,245 m2

People

SUPERVISOR

Antonio Diaferia

TEAM

Graziella Fietta

Antonella Lorenzon

Gallery

The Mexico Pavilion’s shape, a corn panicle born from a weave of dried maize leaves, was conceived as a clear reference to one of the symbols of Mexican gastronomic culture. Maffeis Engineering was responsible for the design of the pavilion’s structure and membrane system.