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India Pavilion Construction Starts at Expo 2020 Dubai
By: Admin | Posted on: Tuesday October 29, 2019
Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) has announced that the construction work of India Pavilion has been started at Expo 2020 Dubai. The project includes the development area of 4600.00 Sq m and it will have four-storey building. The pavilion would be located within the Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity District. Along with this four-storey pavilion, the project also includes 2-storey plaza building.
According to the construction tendering platform, ProTenders, the Delhi based architectural firm, CP Kukreja Architects (CPKA) has been awarded the architectural design contract for this pavilion. Construction tendering platform has named Mace International and CH2M as the project managers for this pavilion. NBCC India Limited’s Dubai subsidiary ‘NBCC DWC’ is supervising the development of the project.
BIE and Dubai Media Office have shared a rendering image of India Pavilion building that is covered by a façade resembling leaves with a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on it. The pavilion will take its visitors in a journey through 5,000 years of Indian civilization. It will also showcase the country’s strength in innovations and technologies.
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Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, mentioned that the structural work would be completed by December 2019, while civil works would complete by March 2020. He said that the entire pavilion with interiors and curation will be ready in August 2020.