Expo 2020 Dubai: Maha Adel
Luxembourg is a European country, representing a meeting point between Germanic, Saxon and Latin cultures, despite its small area and small population, it enjoys great progress and great importance as the seat of a large number of international institutions. . This was greatly reflected in the unique design of its pavilion that shines at Expo 2020 Dubai, as the pavilion is characterized by a great balance between heritage and high-level history and between anticipation for future prospects and hopes for sustainability based on sustainability. and clean and advanced technology, and the pavilion highlights the human and natural, technical, industrial and financial resources and potentials needed to shape its future.
The 3-story spiral pavilion raises the slogan “Luxembourg is rich in resources”, and the designers of the pavilion tended to give it an innovative architectural style, inspired by the shape of the Möbius strip, which is associated with the German mathematician August. Ferdinand Möbius who lived in the middle of the 19th century and embodies the form of an infinite, to highlight the amount of openness and dynamism that this country enjoys, while reflecting the country’s commitment to the circular economy. Its ingredients are based on the nature and features of Luxembourg, which does not exceed 2500 square kilometers and has a population of about 600,000 people, which makes it seem limited in natural and human resources, but with a prosperous economy that makes its population enjoy one of the highest income levels in the world.
The overall design of the pavilion provides an opportunity for visitors to learn about the different types of future technology in sustainability, recycling of primary elements and efficient use of water resources. Used for irrigation of plants and green spaces throughout the pavilion.
One of the most important elements of attraction and difference while visiting the pavilion is what the innovative design of the building offers for an atmosphere of fun and amazement. From the upper floor to the lower green area filled with plants and trees, it is the only pavilion which includes an innovative way to move inside the pavilion using sloping slide similar to children’s play areas, which combines fun and childish entertainment with a deep vision of shaping the world through continuous serious work.
The steep pavilion of the pavilion represents the stages that show the aspects that move the country, that review the daily life of the inhabitants and provide general information about the “Duchy of Luxembourg” and the various key sectors in its booming economy that combines mining, heavy. industry and high-tech industries, and the services sector, especially banks. the middle of the European continent possesses many deservedly and delicately expressed historical sites and landscapes that attract Expo visitors from all over the world, while at the top of the pavilion, visitors can choose between descending the stairs in the traditional way, or surrendering the desire for thrilling fun using the giant transparent platform that transports them to a large area of trees and the scent of woody perfumes, reminiscent of the lush European forests that once covered most of Luxembourg. .
The building is planned to stay forever as part of the future city “District 2020” so that this magnificent architectural work always remains available to residents and visitors of the UAE at all times.
8 artists in 7 fields
The Luxembourg Pavilion continues to attract the admiration of Expo visitors from different cultures with the characteristics of the building. A variety of artistic and cultural events that attract visitors of different cultures and tastes, as the pavilion recently hosted an event that preserves the principle and value of mindfulness, one of the most important objectives of the Expo, inviting 8 artists representing 7 different artistic fields to display their art in the pavilion and to participate together in the realization of a series of collective works that enrich art and culture, where minds and ideas come together to produce common works of art. These participating artists were selected by a specialized committee that deals with consolidating the role of art and culture in shaping the future and improving human life, which is the same committee responsible for organizing artistic and cultural events in the pavilion. , to embody the spirit of innovation. and the future vision of the world with the introduction and retrieval of the spirit of history and originality. This artistic project included the screening of the film “A Complete Memory” by Egyptian-Luxembourg director Adolphe El-Assal, about the story of a young Syrian man in exile and the consequences of the Syrian crisis on young people abroad.