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Pavilion of Future

2010-04-18 15:34:29 GMT2010-04-18 23:34:29 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Theme: Dream inspires the future of cities

Location: Within Zone E of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The Pavilion is located in Zone E. The exhibition starts with an interaction with visitors, inviting them to imagine what cities will be like in the future. Through movies, books and sculptures, it tells how a city was envisaged, planned and realized in history, proposes the various possibilities of a future city, and points to the spiritual elements that have always driven human progress.

Pavilion Display

Dream of Yesterday section features a gigantic screen for science-fiction movies. Dream and Practice section uses digital books to present how people used to depict future cities. Nine sculptures are displayed to echo the theme of better city. In the Multiple Possibilities section, an animated film is shown at a 36-meter-high screen. Five dreamlike street settings, namely Ecological City, City of Wisdom, City of Water, Space City and City of Energy, displayed on the background around, describe the various possibilities of city development and life in the future. The displays in the Dream Is Approaching section focus on Intel l igent Home, Healthy Community, Low-Carbon City and Harmonious Environment. They will help visitors to understand the trend of technological advancement.

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