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VNRE - Vietnam Pavilion created by five ten thousand bamboos, which was particularly impressed at the most expensive event in the history of World Expo.

Young architect Vo Trong Nghia, who won the 2nd prize awards at American International Architecture for bamboo works, and his coworkers have undertaken the design of Vietnam Pavilion with the theme "1000 years of Thang Long - Hanoi."

The design began in September 2009, to 04/20/2010 the Vietnam pavilion completed. On an area of 1,000 m2, the Vietnam pavilion is made from five ten thousand bamboos, met the requirements of the organization committee, while demonstrating the unique identity of Vietnam.

The outside figure of the Vietnam Pavilion express the idea of a "Bamboo River" wavy, with bamboo surrounding the whole project. This design has the effect to reduce solar heat, while the bamboos can be re-using after the end of the exhibition.

Structures inside of the Vietnam pavilion, including bamboo column and bamboo arch create the transition pitch between several different spaces. Bamboo is also decisive material for design furniture such as: table, chair, bracket, cabinet, blinds, screen...

The gallery of Vietnam Pavilion shows six main topics, those are: urbanization with economic and social development; Hanoi old - today - tomorrow; the represent cultural heritages in the major cities of Vietnam associated with tourism development; urbanization and development potential of Vietnam; urbanization and the challenges of Vietnam; international cooperation of Vietnam in urban development.

Towards the Great festival day - 1000 years of Thang Long - Hanoi, Vietnam Pavilion focuses on images of Hoan Kiem Lake with Hanoi's Logo, featured works of Hanoi and the zone displays of typical exhibits of three typical cultural areas: the Dong Son Culture, Sa Huynh Culture and Oc Eo culture. In addition, the Vietnam Pavilion also has a zone to promoting the heritages of Vietnam with a focus on the Ha Long Bay natural heritage.

Together with Vietnam, more than 190 countries and 50 international organizations have registered to participate in Shanghai Word Expo. This event will end on 31/10/2010. Opening date 01/05/2010, the Shanghai World Expo 2010 (China) is one of the most monumental international event in 2010. With the theme "Better City, Better Life", Shanghai World Expo is the most expensive event in the history of World Expo.

Some pictures of the Vietnam Pavilion, the newspaper of the host country noted:

Rendering from Vo Trong Nghia Co., Ltd

Reported by Hong Quan - Dat Viet Newspaper.
Photo credit by Vo Trong Nghia Co., Ltd & Tu.6.cn

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