German Pavilion Expo 25

Client German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Koelnmesse GmbH
Architecture LAVA Laboratory for Visionary Architecture
Architecture (Execution) Azusa Sekkei
Image credits ARGE Deutscher Pavillon EXPO 2025 Osaka, Lava, str.ucture
Scope Structural design phases 1 - 5
Materials Timber, clay, steel, membrane
ARGE ARGE German Pavillon EXPO 2025 Osaka, facts and fiction GmbH, GL Events Live SA, GL Events Japan K.K.
Covered area 1050 m²
Span 18 m
Planning period 2023-2024
Expected completion 2025

Structural design of the German Pavilion for Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan from the competition to the Detail Design.

Parametric design of the timber structure for the exhibition and restaurant cylinders including the translucent skylights with a focus on a sustainable structural concept with demountable connection details for the reuse of the pavilions elements.