Topic: Expo 2020

First country pavilions for Expo 2020 Dubai make construction progress

Expo 2020 Dubai’s pavilions for some participant countries have reached above-ground level, a key milestone in construction on the 4.38 square kilometre site in Dubai, organisers said on Monday, Arabian Business reported.  These buildings are the first structures to reach above-ground level while … More

10 facts about Dubai’s District 2020 legacy plan

Located in the heart of Dubai South, District 2020 forms a key part of Expo 2020 Dubai’s legacy strategy to reuse 80% of its site infrastructure. In keeping with Expo 2020’s theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, the megaproject will involve the integration … More

Expo 2020 Dubai site to transform into District 2020 legacy project

Officials have revealed how Expo 2020 Dubai’s site will be reused following the conclusion of the world’s fair, Construction Week Online reported. Located in the heart of Dubai South, the District 2020 legacy megaproject will feature 135,000m2 of commercial space, 65,000m2 of residential … More

Expo 2020 Dubai to unveil legacy masterplan at Cityscape exhibition

Expo 2020 Dubai is set to unveil its legacy plans at next week’s Cityscape Global exhibition, where visitors are able to explore the future of the masterplan in interactive pods at Expo’s exhibition stand, Arabian Business reported. It was earlier announced that eighty … More

Arabtec to build Calatrava-designed UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020

Arabtec Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of UAE-based Arabtec Holding, has been awarded a $96m (AED353m) contract to build the UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.  The contract was awarded by Abu Dhabi National Media Council (Abu … More

Are local architects missing the Dubai Expo boat?

MEA asks whether or not industry talents from the region could be more involved in Expo 2020. People across the region and beyond are greatly anticipating Expo 2020. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, established CEO, architect or designer, the expo will likely offer you … More

AUD students design lever handles for Expo 2020 Mobility Pavilion

Students from the Interior Design department at the American University in Dubai took part in a competition to design lever handles for the Foster + Partners-designed Mobility Pavilion for Dubai Expo 2020. AUD collaborated with security and access solutions firm Dormakaba to create … More

80% of Dubai’s Expo 2020 site to remain operational as part of city legacy

Eighty percent of Dubai’s Expo 2020 site will be re-developed in a bid to ensure the mega event has a strong legacy in the emirate, it has been announced. According to Arabian Business, all Expo assets and infrastructure will remain operational after the … More

Cloud seeding to be used as irrigation method for Dubai Expo 2020 site

Cloud seeding operations in the UAE are set to increase in the run-up to Expo 2020, with event officials confirming collection and usage of rainwater as one of the ways to irrigate the 438-hectare site, Arabian Business reports. In the past few months, … More

Construction begins for Dubai Expo 2020 metro station

Work has commenced on the iconic Expo 2020 metro station – the largest metro railway station in Dubai, Arabian Business reports. During a media tour of the expo site on Monday, an expo official said construction work on the Route 2020 line and … More

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