U.S. Seeks Proposals for 2015 World Expo Pavilion Milan's eco-themed fair opens May 1, 2015

U.S. Seeks Proposals for 2015 World Expo Pavilion Milan's eco-themed fair opens May 1, 2015

The U.S. government, which has had a spotty record of participation in World Expos, is hoping to make a strong showing in Milan, where an eco-themed fair will open on May 1, 2015. In late July, the State Department issued a request for proposals for a U.S. pavilion, which would be privately funded and would occupy most of a 30,000-square-foot site. The U.S. would be joining some 130 other countries that have signaled their intentions to appear at the Expo. ("Registered" expos, sanctioned by the Paris-based Bureau of International Expositions, occur once every five years. The U.S. mounted respectable, but not stellar, pavilions in Aichi, Japan, in 2005 and Shanghai in 2010.) Slide Show Image © Netwerch GmBH Netwerch's design was selected for the Switzerland pavilion in 2015. ----- Advertising ----- The fair will occupy a site northwest of Milan, near the Massimiliano Fuksas...

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