SEVILLE EXPO'92 VISION
Pavilion of Portugal
With it's five floors of exhibition space in a design resembling a sail ship, the pavilion consisted of two buildings with elliptical floors joined by a square glass patio. The mezzanine floor included information regarding Portugal's medieval period. The next two floors were museum spaces, one of them enclosed without windows and the other with windows which opened to Expo'92 site symbolizing the making of the first border with Spain and connections to Europe and the New World. The contents of this pavilion included: History from the middle ages, encounter with other cultures during the maritime expansion, Portuguese geographical discoveries, extension of the Portuguese language and the result of five centuries of history.
© 1992 Raul
Pedroso / Solo
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