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China Expo Shangai 2010, a worldwide icon

Jun , 7
China Expo Shangai 2010, a worldwide icon

From TINO Natural Stone blog, Today we want to take you up to the the famous Chinese Pavilion of the Shanghai Expo 2010, named and better known as “The Crown of the Orient”. This pavilion is representing the Chinese civilization and its modern achievements on the combination of traditional and new elements in its architecture, landscaping and exhibitions. The building was reopened in 2012 as the China Art Museum and has been listed as the largest art museum across Asia.

The building was built by the Chinese architect He Jingtang, has as its nature and essence one of our most demanded natural stones by clients from all over the world: Crema Real. It is a beige marble with stone has been prescribed for many hotels and villas throughout the world by architects and interior designers.

As we can see in the pictures of the current China Art Museum, this natural stone has been used for building´s interior, specifically in floors and panelling.

The building resembles a pyramid upside down, inspired by the shape of the ancient Chinese imperial crowns. It occupies an area of 140,000 square meters and it is 63 meters height. To view another one-off project in which TINO Natural Stone has been a participant, you may want to consult our singular projects section. You can also find out more about our collection here.

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