Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

Dubai
20 October 2020 - 10 April 2021

Co-creation for innovation

Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

Ground breaking at Expo 2020 Dubai by a tree planting ceremony

On 8 October 2019, the construction of Sweden’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 world exhibition in Dubai officially started. But instead of a traditional ground breaking with a shovel put into the ground, Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg planted trees at the start of the construction of the Swedish pavilion. Tree planting is part of the theme of the Swedish pavilion “The Forest” and resonates with the ambition to build the pavilion entirely in wood to minimize its impact on the climate.

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