Gallery: Newly completed Expo 2020 Dubai's thematic districts
Construction of Expo 2020 Dubai's petal-shaped Thematic Districts completed as Expo 2020 records more than 100 million working hours on site, including the completion of all shell and core works for the Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability Districts.
Construction of the three Thematic Districts completed as Expo 2020 records more than 100 million working hours on site
Key milestone shows all Expo-led construction is on track to be completed by the end of the year Districts form site’s largest built-up area, including 86 buildings for Country Pavilions, F&B, retail All Expo-built structures designed to meet LEED’s global benchmark for sustainable architecture Marking one of the most significant milestones on the road to welcoming the world to the UAE for 173 days of fun, creativity and inspiration. Completion of all shell and core works for the Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability Districts. Final building completion certificates have been received from Dubai Municipality. Built by the UAE’s Al Futtaim Construction and already landscaped with water and shading features, the districts are now ready for fitout. They form the largest built-up area of the site and include 86 low-rise buildings. Designed by Hopkins and Partners, the Thematic Districts evoke old Dubai. Facades resembling traditional Emirati wind towers and walkways lined with flora indigenous to the UAE. Globally recognised standard of sustainable architecture. Each district will be anchored by its own 'Thematic Pavilion' and connected to the central Al Wasl Plaza, set to be the next iconic structure of Dubai. The next major Expo 2020 construction milestone is the completion of Al Wasl Plaza’s massive domed trellis, which will act as a huge 360-degree projection screen and is scheduled for completion in June. Ongoing construction of the Thematic Pavilions, the Dubai Exhibition Centre, and Expo Village is progressing as planned. The Dubai Metro Route 2020 extension, which will link Expo 2020 to the rest of the emirate, the three DEWA substations that will power the 4.38 sqkm site and other key water, sewage and telecommunications infrastructure, including the 2.2 km road network, have already been completed. Expo 2020 Dubai's thematic districts Expo 2020 Dubai's thematic districts Expo 2020 Dubai's thematic districts