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Hong Kong Pavilion, Expo 86

Vancouver, BC
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Part of Vancouver Expo 86, the pavilion consisted of an intricate screen of white bamboo scaffolding – a common sight in Hong Kong – wrapping around the building. The scaffolding was constantly being modified by resident builders during the fair. Their presence was expanded with the incorporation of life-size mannequins of construction workers placed into the scaffolding.

Facts

  • Client:Government of Hong Kong
  • Size:7,000 sq ft
  • Budget:$500,000
  • Status:Completed 1986

Hong Kong Pavilion, Expo 86

Vancouver, BC

Part of Vancouver Expo 86, the pavilion consisted of an intricate screen of white bamboo scaffolding – a common sight in Hong Kong – wrapping around the building. The scaffolding was constantly being modified by resident builders during the fair. Their presence was expanded with the incorporation of life-size mannequins of construction workers placed into the scaffolding.

Facts

  • ClientGovernment of Hong Kong
  • Size7,000 sq ft
  • Budget$500,000
  • StatusCompleted 1986