Expo 2020 Dubai, The design of master plan for the Expo 2020 event, which will be held for the first time in the MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia) region. The event will attract 25 million visitors. Expo 2020 is expected from October 2020 through April 2021.
The 2020 expo will take place on a site located on the south-western edge of Dubai in Jebel Ali, equidistant between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It will be close to Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport and Jebel Ali Port, as well as two other international airports.
Dedicated transport network will connect major locations. This will provide easy accessibility for the spectators. The main central plaza of the expo, Al Wasl, will be a 15-minute walk from any corner of the site.
The location will cater to 300,000 visitors, with average week-day attendance expected at 153,000. The 2020 expo center is on easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road, the Dubai Bypass Road and other main city expressways.
Expo 2020 Dubai master plan design
The design of the expo site draws inspiration from the traditional Arabic souk or marketplace. Large pavilions are in plan to place at the perimeter. The smaller pavilions are close to the centre. This will encourage interaction and allowing pedestrians to easily move through different exhibits.
The expo will offer meeting spaces for participants, innovators and policymakers worldwide. Three pavilions will be located in the Al Wasl central plaza, echoing the themes of opportunity, sustainability and mobility.
Each of the pavilions is designed with innovation pods and best practice areas that will showcase cutting-edge technology and innovations.
2020 Expo Pavilions
- Santiago Calatrava Pavilion
- Opportunity Pavilion
- Mobility Pavilion
- Sustainability Pavilion