While the other two theme pavilions comprehend an internal courtyard and a central plaza, the mobility pavilion will be surrounded by a green and at-night-illuminated plaza instead. Hence, the public space is composed by a landscape encompassing the building rather than within the building itself.
Light characterizes the entire structure: the natural light will reflect the sun and the surrounding desert on the façade. At night, the pavilion will be lit up projecting images of walking visitors to the outside.
Daria Ricchi is an architectural historian and writer. She is currently visiting fellow at Oxford University, UK.
She has a Ph.D. in history and theory of architecture from Princeton University. She has taught at Princeton University, Yale University, and Parson. The New School, New York.
She published widely in scholarly and non-scholarly magazines (area, casamica- il corriere della sera, Low-Res, Pidgin, Threshold, AA Files).
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