Resembling a blossoming flower, Paris-based Odile Decq Benoît Cornette’s Information Centre design in Shanghai welcomes visitors with large opened petals allowing the heart of the building, a black glass pyramid, to be visible from outside. Shining in the day and translucent in the night, the interior lighting makes the structure sparkle.
From the pavilion, there are two ways to guide visitors inward. On the right, large steps take them to the hall, 1.5m above the pond level. These steps also provide seating while waiting for transport. In the hall visitors can find... >>>