Topic: Expo 2020

US reveals theme for Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

The US Department of State has announced its intention to work with the Big Things Group as its partner for its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. According to Arabian Business, the current design plans, based on the theme What Moves You, are for … More

Draw Link Group designs Al Furjan Hotel in support of Expo 2020

Design firm Draw Link Group (DLG) has revealed the design for a 250-room three-star hotel in Al Furjan, located near the Dubai Expo 2020 site. Developed by Asas Investment to support Dubai Tourism Vision 2020 and the Dubai Expo 2020, the hotel’s rooms … More

Work on Dubai’s Expo 2020 country pavilions planned for April

Work on Expo 2020 Dubai country pavilions has been planned to start in April this year, Construction Week Online reported. As many as 180 countries are taking part in the Expo, which will run for six months from 20 October to 10 April, … More

Hospitality design is being driven by the need to provide interactive and sustainable experiences

The hospitality experience is being shaped by guests’ demands for sustainability, authenticity and interactivity. One of the biggest disruptors of the hotel industry in recent years has been Airbnb. The peer-to-peer exchange service for hospitality around the world has been embraced by travellers … More

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

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