UAE Pavilion is revealed

Dubai Expo 2020 UAE Pavilion has now been revealed to the public following the opening of the expo on 1st October 2021. Designed by world renowned architect Santiago Calatrava the pavilion is inspired by a falcon in flight. The pavilion’s moveable roof structure consists of a hybrid system between a shell and 28 operable wings which open to reveal solar panels.

Inhabit provided façade and building maintenance consulting to engineering services consultancy WME for the project and the acoustics team provided acoustics consulting to the main contractor.

Senior Façade Engineer Troy Haworth discusses the engineering design behind this unique building envelope: Read it here: