U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

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U.S. Pavilion for Expo 2020 as Designed by Curtis, Fentress, FAIA, RBIA

DESIGN TEAM

DESIGN MANAGER | GIULIANI ASSOCIATES
PROGRAMMING | ONUMA, INC.
ARCHITECT | FENTRESS ARCHITECTS
COST ESTIMATING | RIDER, LEVETT, BUCKNALL
CIVIL ENGINEER | LANGAN ENGINEERS
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER | THORNTON TOMASETTI
MEP, FIRE, & LIFE SAFETY | SYSKA HENNESSY
ARCHITECT OF RECORD | eCONSTRUCT
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT EXPO UNIT LEADER | JAMES CORE
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT EXPO UNIT PROJECT MANAGER | MATTHEW ASADA

PROJECT STATISTICS

60,000
DEPENDENT ON FUNDING
12
2019 – 2020
SQUARE FEET
MILLION DOLLARS
MONTHS
D/B
YEARS

PROJECT NARRATIVE

Some of the consulting services provided by the design are below:

  • Research
  • Programming
  • Schematic Design
  • Cost Estimating
  • Structural Calculations
  • Charettes with U.S. Department
  • Step 2 Submission Preparation
  • U.S. State Department Approval of Schematic Design
  • Geotechnical Samples and Analysis of Site in Dubai
  • Manage Request of Interest for Experience Designer
  • Meet with Expo Organizers in Dubai
  • Press Release Involvement

The U.S. Pavilion is part of Expo 2020 Dubai and is managed by the U.S. Department of State. There are multiple themes for Expo 2020 Dubai. The primary theme is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. There are also three sub-themes, Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. The U.S. Pavilion has been assigned Mobility. This is an exciting project that offers the rest of the world a peak into the culture, technology, and passion that the United States has for improving the quality of human life around the world. The entire design team is excited to be a part of the project. Currently the U.S. Department of State is in the process of raising funds to design, build, operate, maintain, and remove the U.S. Pavilion.