XPO, Danish Pavilion EXPO 2010

Shanghai, China
BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Shanghai, China

Danish Enterprise And Construction Authority

Partner in Charge
Bjarke Ingels

Project Leader
Finn Nørkjær

Anders Ulsted, Annette Jensen, Armen Menendian, Cat Huang, Claus Tversted, Henrick Poulsen, Jan Borgstrøm, Jan Magasanik, Kamil Szoltysek, Ken Aoki, Kenneth Sørensen, Line Gericke, Martin Mortensen, Niels Damsgaard, Niels Petersen, Pauline Lavie, Sonja Reisinger, Teis Draiby, Tobias Hjortdal, Tommy Bjørnstrup

2+1, Arup Agu

3.000 m2

The Danish pavilion in Shanghai EXO 2010 videoclip BIG - bike tour on Shanghai's EXPO through and around the Danish pavillon should not only exhibit the Danish virtues. Through interaction the visitors are able to experience some of Copenhgen's best attractions - the city bike, the harbor bath, the nature playground and an ecological picnic. Withe the pavilion we relaunch the bike in Shanghai, as a symbol of modern lifesyle and sustainable urban development. The pavilion's 1500 city bikes are offered for general use to the viitors during EXPO 2010. After the world exhibition it can be moved and relocated in for example Peoples Park - as a transferium for the bikes of Shanghai. A harbor bath is located in the heart of the pavilion, filled with seawater from Copenhagen harbor. It is the original Little Mermaid sculpture visiting China as a specific example of the idea that the Danish pavilion offers the real experience of the real Danish city life. Bjarke Ingels, Finn Nørkjær

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