Expo Dubai Shade Structure

EXPO Dubai Shades

In October 2021, the EXPO in Dubai finally opened its doors. We are proud that we were able to make a significant contribution to the design of the EXPO site with our large-scale shading systems. Our filigree roof structures connect all the country pavilions on the EXPO site. The structures span a total area of around 96,000 square metres.

Three different shading systems

The systems consist of a movable membrane construction, bird-shaped shading elements and greenery provided by rooted climbing plants. Werner Sobek was responsible for the general planning, the design, the structural and MEP engineering as