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Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion

Positioning the pavilion as The Crosspoint for the Future, its geometry and design showcases a facade embracing Arabesque and Japanese Asanoha patterns

Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
The design and construction of the Japan Pavilion focuses on connection between the Middle East and Japan and sustainability.
Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
The Japan pavilion will exist as a centripetal force to connect and communicate the vision of our potential in leading a future society based on the spirit, techniques, culture and elements unique to Japan.
Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
It was designed by Yuko Nagayama, director of Yuko Nagayama and Associates and NTT facilities.
Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
The facade of the pavilion will combine Arabesque and Asanoha patterns, representing the long history of connections and crossing of cultures between Japan and the Middle East.
Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
Guests will be welcomed by a three-dimensional facade, which draws inspiration from Japanese origami shapes.
Gallery: Japan's Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion
The pavilion will also use an environmentally-friendly cooling mechanism inspired by traditional Arabic and Japanese technologies - windcathers and uchimizu.