U.A.E. PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI

Project name: 
U.A.E. PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI
Project category: 
Commercial
Company: 
Gulf Steel Industries
Project location: 
United Arab Emirates

PROJECT

UAE PAVILION, EXPO 2020

The National Media Council selected architect Santiago Calatrava’s design for the UAE Pavilion for Dubai World Expo 2020.

Located facing the Al Wasl Plaza, which lies at the centre of the 200-hectare exhibition zone, the UAE Pavilion – whose design will be inspired by a falcon in flight – will represent the UAE to the 25 million visitors and participants from over 180 nations who are expected to visit the Expo from October 2020 to April 2021.

"Dubai, UAE – 04 July 2017: Arabtec Construction a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding PJSC (“Arabtec” or “Group”), a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, today has been awarded with an AED 353 million contract from Abu Dhabi National Media Council to build the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 which is located opposite Al Wasl Plaza in the centre of the 4.38 square kilometre exhibition area. 

Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and inspired by a falcon in flight, the UAE pavilion will be one of the most important landmarks at the Expo 2020 Dubai. Construction on the pavilion is scheduled to begin this month and delivered in the last quarter of 2019. The Pavilion is set on an area of 15,000 square meters, with a built-up area 19,200 square meters and is comprised of a 2,000 square meter upper floor and a 662 square meter mezzanine, with a plaza level and related facilities spread across 3,000 square meters. The ground level includes a garden and car park spread across 13,300 square meters.

CHALLENGES

1- Time schedule is very pressed

2- Most of the project built-up beams & non-standard connection

3- All Main Ribs with Camber

WHY TEKLA

Tekla Structure & Tekla BIMsight Helps us to finalize the project with the best coordination

ABOUT COMPANY

Gulf Steel Industries FZE was established in response to the increasing global demand for quality Structural Steel Buildings.  

Our services to the construction and related industries include Design, Fabrication, and Installation of Structural Steelworks.

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