City Life Magazine 11 - Page 57

CITY LIFE MAGAZINE 57 Germany: temporary architecture and sustainability Each pavilion in Expo 2015 will be characterized by a strong component of sustainable design, each will be marked by a theme and an architectural symbolic element that will make unique and memorable. The theme of the Pavilion is “Fields of ideas”, its architectural structure provide to sustainable and creative responses highlighted by Expo Milan 2015. The German Pavilion main element will be the cover soft membrane similar to open leaves against the sky. These “Solar Trees” will raise the energy to whole construction, these are made with the innovative organic photovoltaic panels (OPV), the German Pavilion is the first big architectural project, world-wide, which use these new products. Compared to conventional solar modules these