UAE Pavilion – Expo 2020 Dubai

The United Arab Emirates is simple known as Emirates. It consists of seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al khaimah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. The United Arab Emirates has a society with various cultures. Emirati culture is established on Arabian culture and has been effected by the cultures of Persia, Africa and India. Arabian and Persian Architecture is part of the reflection of the local Emirati community. The impact of Persian culture on Emirati culture is clearly seen in traditional Architectures and folk arts of Emirates. The UAE has shown a keen interest in improvement of education system in UAE. The Dubai Expo 2020 will be a six-month program displaying architecture, international culture and innovation that will get together all participants in Expo.

The UAE pavilion will be among the significant icons of the Expo 2020 because of its design. The design will excite the pioneering spirit that modified the UAE from small desert groups into a global and international connection point.


The main concept of the UAE pavilion is to define the history of the nation as a connected global center, and the motive of its leaders to create a soulful and growing society with aspiring plans for their future.

It will be a great opportunity to share the Emirati culture and developments through showcasing the UAE’s inspiring visions for the future.

The pavilion will be a wonderful architectural miracle at the spearheading stage and in legacy during Expo that all seven emirates can feel pride in and it will become a remaining icon for UAE’s nation.

Theme’ Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’

Dubai Expo 2020 will be organized on a motive-built site in different pavilions of mesmerizing architectural designs.

UAE pavilion will connect with the Dubai Expo’s theme in various ways as this pavilion will showcase the real cultures, events and heritage of Emiratis through different exhibitions, entertainment programs on the pavilion.


Nine of the world’s most observed architectural companies submitted eleven concepts; each and every design assessed on how it describes the main theme of Expo 2020’ Connecting the Minds, Creating the future’ whether it had a visible feel of UAE culture and elaborate the balance between UAE’s past and present.

The National media council chooses architect Santiago Calatrava’s design for UAE pavilion for Expo 2020. Globally recognized Spanish architect engineer Santiago is also behind some of the world’s most breathtaking and stunning structures.

Santiago designed The Tower, Dubai Creek harbor development’s centerpiece and now an admirable structure of UAE pavilion.

Kieran Duckworth Main board director, Omnium International said that The UAE pavilion is a project of visible and noticeable architecture. We are happy to be working with Calatrava to carry it into the life, supporting Dubai’s constant development to become a leader in sustainable achievements.


Construction has already begun on this masterpiece of UAE pavilion designed by the Santiago Calatrava Architect. The 15,000m sq. UAE pavilion is honestly admirable focal point for this 6-month long event.

This pavilion shows a falcon in flight. Almost 200 contributors are assuming to contribute to Expo 2020. This will direct sustainable solutions to international issues and leave a long lasting impact on social and economic heritage for UAE and its associations.

Design Inspiration

The UAE pavilion will be located in the heart of this 200 hectare Dubai Expo 2020. The designed inspired by a bird; A falcon in flight. Which is expressing the strong, bold and dynamic spirit of the UAE.

The UAE pavilion will lay out 15,000 square meters of space and four storeys with exhibition arrangements, an auditorium, cafeterias, entertainment event areas and VIP sitting rooms. There will be

1,717 square-meter top storey hospitality lounge.

588 square-meter mezzanine will show support events

Two floors with 12,000 square meters will be using for exhibitions that connect the pavilion with the Expo theme.

The UAE pavilion will introduce the world about the nation’s rich culture and a very bright future. It will be an iconic structure with a meaningful message.

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