Draw short listed for British Pavilion in Shanghai
June 4 2007
Draw Architects has been shortlisted to design the £10 million British Pavilion for World Expo 2010 in Shanghai for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) alongside five other practices; Zaha Hadid, Heatherwick Studio, John McAslan and Partners and Marks Barfield Architects. Draw will be working with Arup, DCM Studio and Graven Images on the project.
The shortlist was chosen from 47 entries that responded to a brief to produce a pavilion that highlights the UK¹s leading role in promoting policies and technologies for a low
carbon economy. The pavilion will have to deal with up to 40,000 visitors a day, over the six month expo. The teams will now work up conceptual ideas. A public exhibition of the six designs will be held in
winner entry will be selected in September.
Mark Bingham, the founder of Draw, believes that his extensive experience of working in the
with RMJM in 2001.
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