Angola Pavilion at Expo’15


The Concept

At its exhibition space, Angola seeks to showcase Angolan food and fare that can be used to create better and healthier lifestyles for future generations. Angola has chosen to elaborate the theme of Expo Milano 2015, Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life: focusing on the culture and soul of the African nation through its varied and traditional cuisine, with its theme of: Educate to Innovate.

The concept of education is interpreted here as awareness of nutrition in Angolan society from schools to universities, the re-definition of norms and regulations of local production and imports, and the introduction of quality checks in local markets. The concept of innovation has two aspects: one, based on the constant encouragement of traditional local practices that are both healthy and sustainable. The other, to integrate the best technologies that science can offer for a robust sustainable development. The role of women is central to Angolan society – from food preparation to domestic economy, from family hygiene to education; they are at the heart of its traditions.

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Project promoter: Interministerial Commission for Expo Milan 2015
Project author: Interministerial Commission for Expo Milan 2015 Atlantic Alliance Consortium LLP / MUSE, Masterplan Studio; Description: Conceptual view. Basic project. Executive project: architecture, audiovisual production and installation, content and production of interactive, lighting, set design, construction and museographic installation. Dismantling Executive Producer: Emilio Roca. Project Director: Daniel Toso. TEAM OF ARCHITECTURE PROJECT: Interministerial Commission of Angola – Architect Paula Assis Nascimento; Consultant of Architecture, Arch. António Gameiro. Department of Architecture of the Atlantic Alliance and MUSE: Directorate Architect Daniel Toso Local partner Architecture: Masterplanstudio Milano – Architect Federico Acuto. Construction team: General Contractor Atlantic Alliance Consortium LLP. Builder: Mangiavacchi Pedercini Spa / CILE Spa / Spa Nessi Majocchi. Wood structure: WoodBeton Spa. Structure of Concrete: Camuna Prefabbricati Srl. Electric and Mechanical Engineering: ETS Engineering and Technical Services spa
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