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Low-carbon concept prevails in Shanghai World Expo

2010-05-02 08:05:04 GMT2010-05-02 16:05:04 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The exterior curtain walls of the Portugal Pavilion are decorated with walls of cork, a Portuguese-sourced, recyclable and environmentally friendly material, in the World Expo in Shanghai, east China, on May 1, 2010. The low-carbon concept prevails in the Shanghai World Expo. Facade design of pavilions in the World Expo Park presents characteristic low-carbon details in accordence with materials, functions and cultural backgrounds. Advanced scientific technology achievements, especially the recognition and efforts to realize the very issue of environmental protection, are utilized for the low-carbon facade designs. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

The facade of the Finland Pavilion is decorated with composite UPM ProFi-shingle based on recycled paper and plastic in the World Expo in Shanghai, east China, on May 1, 2010. A total of 25,000 injection moulded marble white scaly shingles cover the outer facade of the pavilion. The low-carbon concept prevails in the Shanghai World Expo. Facade design of pavilions in the World Expo Park presents characteristic low-carbon details in accordence with materials, functions and cultural backgrounds. Advanced scientific technology achievements, especially the recognition and efforts to realize the very issue of environmental protection, are utilized for the low-carbon facade designs. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

The exterior curtain walls of the Switzerland Pavilion are made from soybean fiber, able to generate electricity and naturally degrade, in the World Expo in Shanghai, east China, on May 1, 2010. The low-carbon concept prevails in the Shanghai World Expo. Facade design of pavilions in the World Expo Park presents characteristic low-carbon details in accordence with materials, functions and cultural backgrounds. Advanced scientific technology achievements, especially the recognition and efforts to realize the very issue of environmental protection, are utilized for the low-carbon facade designs. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

The facade of the Canada Pavilion is decorated with special green-house plants to realize cooling, dust absorption and humidification keeping in the World Expo in Shanghai, east China, on May 1, 2010. The low-carbon concept prevails in the Shanghai World Expo. Facade design of pavilions in the World Expo Park presents characteristic low-carbon details in accordence with materials, functions and cultural backgrounds. Advanced scientific technology achievements, especially the recognition and efforts to realize the very issue of environmental protection, are utilized for the low-carbon facade designs. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

The low-carbon concept prevails in the Shanghai World Expo. Facade design of pavilions in the World Expo Park presents characteristic low-carbon details in accordence with materials, functions and cultural backgrounds. Advanced scientific technology achievements, especially the recognition and efforts to realize the very issue of environmental protection, are utilized for the low-carbon facade designs.

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