Australia PavilionThe pavilion's bold, sculptural form acknowledges our ancient landscape while demonstrating in a visually striking way the sophistication of modern urban design in Australia.Official Link

Austria PavilionThe pavilion will take a porcelain outer skin in red and white colors, which represent the colors of the Austria national flag. The red color also takes on Chinese meaning of the color of good luck.Official Link

Belgium PavilionThe Brain Cell is the dominant conceptual image for the pavilion. It evokes the artistic richness of Belgium, as well as all its scientific achievements that have been integrated in our daily lifestyles and contributed to our global intellectual patrimony.Official Link

Canada PavilionThe 6,000-square-meter Canada Pavilion, among the biggest at the site, will feature an exhibition themed "The Living City: Inclusive, Sustainable, Creative." The pavilion is about the size of two-and-a-half NHL ice hockey rinks.

Chile PavilionConstructors will dig several wells in the Chile Pavilion to reflect on water surface realtime images of Chilian people's life through state-of-the-art technologies. The concept stems from the notion that by digging an imaginary well from China and through the earth's core one can reach Chile when the well-turned tunnel is put through.

China PavilionThe China Pavilion is designed with the concept of "Oriental Crown." The traditional Chinese wooden structure element, Dougong brackets, is introduced. Its main colour is "Gugong (Forbidden City) Red" which represents the taste and spirit of Chinese culture.Official Link

Czech PavilionThe white 2,000-square-meter structure will feature rubber ice-hockey pucks on its facade. The design signifies that pucks are a significant Czech export and ice hockey is its national sport.The display will take place at a rented pavilion under the theme "Fruits of Civilization."

Danish PavilionThe Danish pavilion at the World EXPO 2010 Shanghai is named Welfairytales, and the contraction of the words welfare and fairytales frames the total concept of the pavilion and the exhibition.Official Link

Dutch PavilionThis time around, it will not be the classic pavilion with long lines of visitors waiting outside and a presentation inside. The Netherlands is making its appearance at China’s world exposition along an entire street, “Happy Street”.Official Link

Finland PavilionThe Finnish pavilion at Shanghai World Expo 2010 portrays the country in microcosm, presenting both Finland and its society to the world. The pavilion can be seen as a miniature city built by Finns.Official Link

France PavilionThe France Pavilion is unique in terms of both form and technologies. It will present France's contribution in the sustainable urban development for one of the biggest economic metropolises in the planet.Official Link

Germany PavilionThe German Pavilion has been christened “balancity” – a newly coined word signifying a city in balance.Visitors to balancity will embark on a journey through a city of ideas, moving around as they would in a real city – on foot, moving walkways and escalators – through thematic areas representing different urban spaces.Official Link

Indian PavilionIndia is to build a huge domed structure inspired by an ancient Buddhist monument as its pavilion for Expo 2010. It will showcase the wisdom of ancient Indians.The 4,000-square-meter structure will be similar to the Sanchi Stupa, built in the Maurya Dynasty (about 321-187 BC) by Ashoka.

Irish PavilionThe Irish Pavilion will be built across gentle inclines and will have five enclosed galleries, covering more than 1,500 square meters of exhibition space. The country's pavilion will also feature a courtyard plaza that will serve as exhibition space and a performance area.

Israel PavilionThe pavilion consists of three areas -- Whispering Garden, Hall of Light and Hall of Innovations.The two dynamic forms symbolize Israeli innovation and technology.The message of Israel to World Expo is “Innovation for Better Life.”

Italy PavilionSeen from above, the pavilion resembles the start of the Chinese game pick-up-sticks, where a number of sticks are thrown in a random pile. The different sections of the building make up a geometrical variety symbolising a complexity of regional cultures that define the Italian identity.Official Line

Japan PavilionThe country's semi-circular pavilion will make efficient use of natural resources with solar energy collection batteries and a double-layer membrane that can filter sunshine to coincide with its interpretation of how technology can better our lives.

Joint-Africa PavilionThe 26,000-square-meter Joint-Africa Pavilion is the biggest overseas pavilion and will feature live performances from some of Africa's best dancers and musicians.

Kazakhstan Pavilion

Luxembourg PavilionThe Luxembourg Pavilion will resemble an ancient castle 15 meters high surrounded by large areas of greenery. The pavilion's design concept is "forest and fortress," inspired by the literal meaning of the Chinese term for Luxembourg.

Malaysia PavilionThe 3,000-square-meter pavilion will be like a traditional and high Malaysian hut. The country will showcase its natural landscape and the solidarity of its different ethnic groups with the theme "One Malaysia -- City Harmonious Living."

Mexico PavilionThe country's pavilion will be a "Kite Forest." It will be a green slope with a total of 135 kites being flown over it. Seen from afar it will look there are hundreds of people flying kites together.

Morocco PavilionThe country will provide an exhibition in a 1,000 square meter pavilion themed “The Art Of Life,” and will also present its solutions to several of the urban problems facing cities, including over-urbanization, rural migration, security, traffic and environmental problems.

Nepal PavilionWith the theme "Tales of Kathmandu City," the pavilion will capture important historic moments of the city. The pavilion will put on display the luster of Katmandu, the capital city of Nepal and an architectural, artistic and cultural center that has developed over 2,000 years.

New Zealand PavilionThe New Zealand Pavilion in World Expo Shanghai 2010 will showcase the balance between city and nature by presenting Maori culture with the theme "Cities of Nature: Living between Land and Sky".

Norway PavilionThe country will share its experiences in resources and energy conservation in its pavilion with the theme “Norway: Powered by Nature".The pavilion will be made of wood and bamboo with 15 model trees,which will be arranged in groups giving a solid interpretation of Norway's varied landscapes.

Oman PavilionOman will show visitors the main characteristics of its cities, deserts, mountains, offshore areas and the capital city Muscat in its 2,000-square-meter self-built pavilion, and how its people live in harmony with nature and share its experiences on sustainable development.

Pakistan PavilionThe Pakistan Pavilion, which will face the Chinese Pavilion, will create a replica of the Lahore Fort, an iconic symbol of the city of Lahore at the 2010 Expo.

Poland PavilionThe Pavilion, designed by young Polish architects, is inspired by folk paper cutting crafts and is widely recognized as an excellent example of modern eclectic trends in the Polish architecture.Official Line

ROK PavilionThe structure is composed of about 20 basic ROK letters. ROK writing is one of the greatest inventions of its people, so the country will highlight words and will feature a theme on "Friendly City, Colorful Life," echoing the Shanghai event theme -- "Better City, Better Life."

Romania PavilionThe pavilion will cover 2,000 square meters and its apple shape and logo "Greenopolis" reflect the importance of healthy lifestyle, sustainable development and knowledge-based solutions for modern society.

Russia PavilionThe 20-meter towers, in white, red and gold, will duplicate the ancient Ural towns dating back 3,000 years ago, but given a modern touch with their irregular shapes. The walls of the pavilion will be painted in vivid colors and visitors can enter mushroom-shape houses just like in a fairy tale.Official Line

Singapore PavilionThe Pavilion’s architecture evokes images of a musical box, with an orchestra of elements forming a symphony for the senses—from the choreography of the plaza’s water fountain to the rhythm of façade fenestrations, the interplay of visuals and sounds to the mélange of flora in the roof garden.Official Line

Spain PavilionCovering about 6,000 square meters, the Spain Pavilion is designed to be a hand-weaved wicker basket structure supported by the steel framework inside. A verse of a Chinese poem will be painted on the wicker basket style pavilion.Official Line

Swedish PavilionThe Swedish pavilion is a temporary building that will contain the Swedish exhibition, VIP areas and other facilities such as offices. The 3,000 square metre building will be constructed on a section approximately the same size, and will be located in the European section alongside the other Nordic countries.Official Line

Swiss PavilionSwitzerland was the first country to present the concept for its Pavilion to the public in Shanghai. Over an area of 4000 m2, Switzerland will portray itself through an exhibition on the EXPO sub-theme “rural-urban interaction”.Official Line

Thailand PavilionThe theme of Thai presentation in the Expo will be "Thainess: Sustainable Ways of Life". Inside three Thai-style pavilions, it will be divided into 3 sections: Journey of Harmony; Harmony of Difference Tones and Harmony of Thais.

UAE PavilionLike a sand dune, the pavillion appears rough and textured on the side that bears the full force of the wind and smooth on the other side. the northern elevation is more porous to admit natural light, while the southern elevation has a solid facade, to minimise solar gain.

UK PavilionThe UK Pavilion is is a striking, visual demonstration of the UK as a creative and innovative nation; exactly as Crystal Palace was in the very first Expo in London in 1851.The pavilion sits on a landscape looking like paper that once wrapped the building and that now lies unfolded on the site.Official Line

USA PavilionThe USA Pavilion will present a dynamic, emotional story that radiates powerful core values shared by both the Chinese and American people – sustainability, teamwork, health and the fundamental belief that America is a place of opportunity where those who seek to change the world for the better will always thrive and prosper.Official Line

Venezuela PavilionThe 3,000-square-meter Venezuela Pavilion will look like a figure 8 - a symbolic number in both China and Venezuela - and depict many traditional aspects of the country's history and culture with the theme "A Better Life, Better City."

Aurora PavilionThe inspiration for the pavilion comes from Confucius’ view of jade. The great ancient scholar of China had summarized 11 virtues of jade, among which five have been well accepted and passed on, i.e. “benevolence, righteousness, manners, wisdom, and credit”, all symbolizing virtues which should be carried on.Aurora

Aviation PavilionThe 4,000-square-meter pavilion is funded by the China Aviation Industry Corporation and China Eastern Airlines. The pavilion, which will look like a huge white cloud in the Puxi section of the Expo site, will give visitors the feeling of "flying in the sky."AvicChina Eastern

China Railway PavilionThe display area is divided into three parts - history, present and future, with the theme “Where There is a City, There are Railways.” The pavilion will show how railways have influenced human civilization and will spotlight China's achievements and innovations, exploring the role of railways in urban development and modernization.中国铁道部

Coca-Cola Corporate PavilionCoca-Cola will showcase its understanding of the Shanghai Expo theme "Better City, Better Life" at its exhibition. It would also display practices and research in environmental protection during beverage production and create an enjoyable experience for visitors.Coca-Cola

Hong Kong PavilionOne of Hong Kong's visual art shows will feature the development and innovation of ink art, while the other will highlight the assimilation and transformation of western and Chinese aesthetics in shaping the uniqueness of Hong Kong art.Hong Kong

Information and Communication Pavilion MobileThe 6,196-square-meter pavilion promises a dream-like light fantasy on its surface. It will take visitors on an interactive fun journey exploring cutting-edge information and communication technologies, their applications and influence over the next 10 years and how they will help usher in a convenient and better life.China MobileChina Telecom

Japanese Corporate PavilionThe 4,000-square-meter pavilion, funded by 16 Japanese corporations and the big eye-catcher in the pavilion will be the world's largest high-definition screen. Programs created to show the landscape and customs of Japan will be played on the 20-meter tall, 10-meter wide HD screen.

Meteo World PavilionThe meteorological pavilion, will cover 2,000 square meters and will look like a huge white cloud with mist surrounding it. Visitors will be able to see a rainbow when the angle of the sunshine is below 42 degrees. The theme is "For Safety and Interest."WMO

Oil PavilionThe Oil Pavilion, whose theme is “Oil – Extending City Dreams,” will have a concise and grand look, with crossing pipes interwoven into an exquisite box. The exterior walls of the pavilion will be built with new type polycarbonate diffusion plates and tens of thousands of LED lights.CNPCSinopecCNOOC

PICC PavilionThe 800-square-meter pavilion will be in the shape of the letters in the company’s name, PICC. Each letter will house a single exhibition room. Visitors will be invited to write their wishes on a "Wishes Wall" in the last "C" section.PICC

ROK Joint-Corporate PavilionThe ROK Joint-Corporate Pavilion is being built by 12 South Korean companies, including Samsung, E-mart and LG and the theme of the pavilion is "Green City, Green Life". The 3,000-square-meter pavilion is a cube with spirals. The design is inspired by the skirts of a dancing ROK woman wearing traditional costume.

SAIC-GM PavilionInspired by the goal of “harmony among cities, roads, vehicles and people,” SAIC and GM have joined hands to build the SAIC-GM Pavilion. Under the theme of “Drive to 2030,” they will offer the vision of urban life in 20 years – a life that promises to be far different from the life as we know today.Shanghai Automotive Industry CorpGeneral MotorsSAIC-GM Pavilion

Shanghai Corporate PavilionThe pavilion has secured a 4,000-square-meter plot for the environmentally friendly transparent structure made from recyclable materials. The pavilion will offer a "dream-like travel" to all the visitors, in which "butterflies" will fly around and guide the visitors.

Shipping PavilionThe 5,000-square-meter pavilion will be renovated from a welding workshop in the shipyard. Although it does not look like a ship, the pavilion will be supported by a steel keel.CSSC

Space PavilionThe pavilion will look like a huge cube suspended in mid-air. The surface will look like outer space. The pavilion will show how aerospace technologies change people's daily lives. It will offer a preview of people's "environmentally friendly, safe and intelligent" future life.China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

State Grid PavilionThe power supplier will provide a showcase of "light and electricity." The grid's pavilion will be a metallic square with a crystal cube embedded inside. It will include displays showing how the substation works.State Grid

Taiwan PavilionThe pavilion resembles the "sky lantern" or Kong Ming lantern. People fly the lanterns to pray for happiness, safety and health in Taiwan.

Vanke PavilionThe pavilion will be called “2049”, when is also the centenary of the People’s Republic of China, and it will definitely arouse the public’s concern with the future. Meanwhile, it also symbolizes a part of the journey toward future, which entails infinite possibility.Vanke

Expo AxisThe Expo Axis is a large, integrated commercial and traffic complex providing commercial, catering, entertainment, and exhibition services. During the Expo, it is the main entrance to the Expo site and connects with four major pavilions through the elevated platform and underground passages. It also connects to the elevated pedestrians’ walk that runs across the Pudong section of the Expo site, and guides visitors to different pavilions.

Expo BoulevardThe three-level boulevard has six horn-like structures that will each be about the size of two basketball courts. The horns, known as Sunny Valley, will disperse sunshine into the boulevard's underground level and gather water for irrigation.

Expo CenterThe center will be the main venue for hosting ceremonies, forums and big conventions during the World Expo 2010 Shanghai China.The 142,000-square-meter behemoth in Pudong New Area will also serve as the operation and media center during the Expo.

Expo Performance Center 1The 126,000-square meter center will be the largest comprehensive performance arena in China. It will have two floors underground and four above ground. The seating configuration of the main auditorium, which has a center stage, can be changed to accommodate 4,000, 8,000, 12,000 or 18,000 seats depending on the requirements of the performance and the audience size.

Expo Performance Center 2The 126,000-square meter center will be the largest comprehensive performance arena in China. It will have two floors underground and four above ground. The seating configuration of the main auditorium, which has a center stage, can be changed to accommodate 4,000, 8,000, 12,000 or 18,000 seats depending on the requirements of the performance and the audience size.

Expo Performance Center 3The 126,000-square meter center will be the largest comprehensive performance arena in China. It will have two floors underground and four above ground. The seating configuration of the main auditorium, which has a center stage, can be changed to accommodate 4,000, 8,000, 12,000 or 18,000 seats depending on the requirements of the performance and the audience size.

Expo Site 1The Expo Site covers a total area of 5.28 square kilometers, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km. There are 12 pavilion groups, eight in the Pudong Section and four in Puxi, each with an average area of 10–15 hectares.

Expo Site 2The Expo Site covers a total area of 5.28 square kilometers, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km. There are 12 pavilion groups, eight in the Pudong Section and four in Puxi, each with an average area of 10–15 hectares.

Expo Site 3The Expo Site covers a total area of 5.28 square kilometers, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km. There are 12 pavilion groups, eight in the Pudong Section and four in Puxi, each with an average area of 10–15 hectares.

Expo Site 4The Expo Site covers a total area of 5.28 square kilometers, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km. There are 12 pavilion groups, eight in the Pudong Section and four in Puxi, each with an average area of 10–15 hectares.

Expo Theme PavilionsThe pavilion's 25,000-square-meter west exhibition hall has a north-south span of 188 meters - the biggest non-column space in the world. The pavilion will include five sub-pavilions - "Urban Dwellers," "Urban Beings," "Urban Planets," "Urban Footprints" and "Urban Dreams." The sub-pavilions will also be used to explain the "Better City, Better Life" theme.

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