See Expo 2020 Dubai's Hijjas-designed Malaysia Pavilion

The pavilion will be located within the 4.38km2 World Expo site’s Sustainability District

Expo 2020 Dubai's Malaysia Pavilion.
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Expo 2020 Dubai's Malaysia Pavilion.

Design details of Malaysia’s rainforest canopy-fitted and 'Energising Sustainability' themed pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai have been revealed, with the structure designed by Kuala Lumpur-based Hijjas Architects + Planners.

According to statement by the South Asian nation’s Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change (Mestecc), the Malaysia’s pavilion will be located within the World Expo’s Sustainability District, alongside pavilions from Ireland, Portugal, Mexico, Canada, Philippines, Hungary, and Korea. 

In Apirl 2019, the Malaysia’s Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change, YB Yeo Bee Yin, said that the Malaysian Cabinet’s had announced on 12 December 2018 that his team would manage the country’s participation in the World Expo.

He added that secretary general, YBhg Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Azhar Bin Haji Yahya had been appointed as Commissioner General of the Malaysian delegation at Expo 2020 Dubai, and Green Tech Malaysia, a government-owned organisation, was picked as the implementing agency for the country’s participation.

Bee Yin said: “We are also looking to attract one million visitors to our pavilion, receive 20 delegations from other participating countries, and attract over 5,000 participants at our programmes.”

Landscaping planned for the pavilion includes a wale reed bed water pool to create cooling effect, and a water spring to bring natural tropical scenery within the complex. Additionally, the pavilion will feature vertical gardens.

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