Expo Shanghai - 2010 German - Chinese House, Shanghai, China
two-storey bamboo and membrane building with a 330 square meters walkable exhibition area for the world exhibition in Shanghai. The innovative art building as the second German pavilion at the EXPO exists with 8 m height, 25 m width and 10 m depth to a great extent of bamboo canes and bamboo laminates. The building is constructed with new developed connecting and procedure technologies for bamboo. Principals are the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe Institute. It represents the events series „Germany and China – Moving Ahead Together", which was realised from 2007 to 2010 in five megacities of China and also devoted itself to the topic „sustained urbanization".