Far East meets Middle East on the road to Expo 2025
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Four years from now, the next World Expo will kick off in Osaka, Japan and the event’s upcoming hosts are marking this exciting transition in style. From its beautiful design to its eco-features, the Japan Pavilion offers an elegant fusion of Arabic and Far Eastern traditions that celebrates the long history of cultural convergence between Japan and the Middle East. Inside, join a journey of sustainability and innovation, take in dynamic projection shows and experience a dazzling finale where you’ll make your first connection with Expo 2025 Osaka.
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Fusing design from Asia and the Middle East
An elegant fusion of Asian and Arabian designs, the Japan Pavilion is enclosed within a rectangular façade that resembles folded white origami. This textured, three-dimensional shade structure is made of a paper-like membrane, and draws inspiration from both Japanese Asanoha hemp leaf patterns and Islamic geometric designs.