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Old May 2nd, 2015, 04:18 PM   #1021
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Piazza Italia (hi-tech sculptures by Daniel Libeskind)



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Old May 2nd, 2015, 04:33 PM   #1023
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Malaysia pavilion










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Cardo (on the 'Italian street', you can find Italian pavilion, Tree of Life, Italian regions pavilions, EU pavilion)

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Old May 2nd, 2015, 09:20 PM   #1029
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It is part of the 22,733 special events planned for Expo
The rise of Milan thanks to Expo 2015: 'Prada Foundation', a gift to the world.
Italian fashion house opened a museum with treasures never seen before.
New art spaces to add to last openings: City of Cultures Museum, Armani Silos, Museum of the Resistance.


Prada Foundation


The newest and largest art museum, once was home of a distillery in the industrial heart of Milan: the ambitious project is the vision of the Fondazione Prada, the art foundation set up by fashion designer Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli in 1993.


While the foundation has championed numerous arts projects over the past two decades, including Carsten Höller’s Double Club installation, a pop-up club and restaurant in Islington, north London, the expansive museum will be its first permanent home accessible to the public. Other notable projects backed by the foundation, include works by Anish Kapoor, director and artist Sam Taylor-Wood, and Turner prize winner Steve McQueen.






“This new opening is an act of responsibility towards present times,” said Miuccia Prada. The foundation’s expansive arts and exhibition space is to be designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, blending the building’s original industrial character with several extensions, including an eight-storey tower described as a monolithic sculptural mass which they hope will become “a new landmark in Milan’s urban landscape”.






The 10 buildings that will be gallery spaces for contemporary art collection, as well as a rolling series of specially commissioned exhibitions, include a cinema, a library and other facilities. At the heart of the compound will sit the Haunted House, an intimate space which will house site-specific installations conceived by international artists.


Speaking about his complex design, Koolhaas said: “The fondazione is not a preservation project nor a new architecture. Two conditions that are usually kept separate here confront each other in a state of permanent interaction – offering an ensemble of fragments that will not congeal into a single image, or allow any part to dominate the others. The complexity of the architecture will promote an unstable, open programming, where art and architecture will benefit from each other’s challenges.”


Prada museum will be open to everyone, in order to emphasise it is open to all cultural projects and art forms. It will be added to the multiple institutions working in the field, both public and private, such as Sforza Castle, Hangar Bicocca, PAC and Palazzo Reale.


City of Cultures Museum


Museo delle Culture (Museum of Cultures), or MUDEC, is the latest addition to the museum landscape of Milan. It is a centre dedicated to interdisciplinary research on the cultures of the world, and focuses on the relationship of these cultures with the city of Milan.


The project for the Museum of Cultures originated in the 1990s when the Municipality of Milan acquired the former industrial area of Ansaldo to give it over to the cultural activities. The disused factories, which are true monuments of industrial archaeology, have been transformed into workshops, studies and new creative spaces.




A visitor to the Museum of Cultures can visit great international shows proposed via diverse artistic languages, get to know the ethno-anthropological heritage of the collections of the Municipality of Milan which are made up of more than 7000 works of art, objects of use, textiles and musical instruments from every continent, take part in a schedule of events and initiatives curated by the international communities present locally.






The museum was designed by the British architect David Chipperfield. The very architecture of the building mirrors the many spirits that dwell in the MUDEC. The building features blocks of squared off forms clad in zinc and a crystal structure – lit around the clock – that bursts geometrically upon the area hosting it and appears very different from the adjacent rooms. The MUDEC sets itself apart by its central hall in a free and organic shape which generates an internal courtyard with a characteristic “flower” shape, a covered piazza, a meeting place between cultures and communities. Within the building various spaces are laid out that offer the visitor and the city a multiplicity of cultural proposals and services.




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the Expo in Milano Yesterday, the Brasil's pavilion
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and here the Life tree, the Expo2015 symobol...

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This is the Swiss pavilion really interesting. The base floor it's an elevator and go down during people take free food. When all the food will finish no more will be replaced...

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Japanese pavilion, the most biutiful alas, in the virtual restaurant was denied do take pictures and filming...
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Old May 2nd, 2015, 10:51 PM   #1036
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Yes, now go join those ****ers. You are just like those filthy bastards.

Racist ****.

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Come on, trolls are everywhere

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Expo 2015 soundtracks. I'll put the first song. Listen here full album.

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Maybe he can check out his own country before trolling.

However, great thread.

I bought my EXPO tickets just friday. I think I'll go there in June.
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More pictures of the Brasil's pavilion please
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