Exterior details of the Kuwait Pavilion

Expo 2020 is a host to some of the most exciting country pavilions marked by unique and stellar architecture representing each nation’s legacy and vision of the future.

Architect: Marco Pestalozza
Location: Sustainability District
Inspiration: The desert and Kuwait’s water towers
Façade: The Envelope. A façade that shimmers and reflects sunlight, represents the country’s focus on sustainability and appreciation of its desert landscape.
Sustainability: The giant funnel, representing the country’s water towers, stands for sustainability to protect and preserve water resources. A large scroll that reflects sunlight represents Kuwait’s commitment to solar power.

Kuwait Pavilion , Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by Suneesh Sudhakaran/Expo 2020 Dubai)
Kuwait Pavilion , Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by Suneesh Sudhakaran/Expo 2020 Dubai)
Visitors at the Kuwait Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by David Jimenez/Expo 2020 Dubai)
Visitors at the Kuwait Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by David Jimenez/Expo 2020 Dubai)

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