Tag:

Expo Milano 2015

Japan Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

The image posted here shows a detail of the Japan Pavilion, all made by wooden bricks combined together and creating a wall with small apertures. Of course, people are in line waiting to enter.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Monaco and Italy Pavilions at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

This image has been taken from the terrace at the Russia Pavilion and shows a landscape with Monaco Pavilion, Italy Pavilion and – on the right – the “Albero della Vita” (Tree of Life).

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Time to Say Goodbye – La Demolizione dell’Expo Gate

Milan (Italy). Expo Milano 2015 ended exactly one year ago, and the Expo Gate demolition has just begun. This large structure connecting Piazza Castello and Largo Cairoli was built to symbolise an access door to the Expo event and to the many initiatives related to it.

I photographed the Expo Gate several times (for example here, here and here) and all things considered I think it’s enough… it’s time to say goodbye, and to return watching the Sforza Castle without the futuristic frame of the Gate’s Pyramids.


Milano. Expo Milano 2015 è finito da esattamente un anno ed è finalmente in corso la demolizione dell’Expo Gate, la struttura che collega Piazza Castello con Largo Cairoli realizzata con l’intento di rappresentare una porta di accesso all’evento e alle numerose iniziative ad esso correlate.

L’ho fotografata diverse volte (ad esempio qui, qui e qui) e tutto sommato penso che tutto sommato può bastare così… E’ tempo di salutarlo, e di ricominciare a vedere il Castello Sforzesco senza la futuristica cornice delle piramidi di Expo Gate.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Time to Say Goodbye – La Demolizione dell’Expo Gate

Milan (Italy). Expo Milano 2015 ended exactly one year ago, and the Expo Gate demolition has just begun. This large structure connecting Piazza Castello and Largo Cairoli was built to symbolise an access door to the Expo event and to the many initiatives related to it.

I photographed the Expo Gate several times (for example here, here and here) and all things considered I think it’s enough… it’s time to say goodbye, and to return watching the Sforza Castle without the futuristic frame of the Gate’s Pyramids.


Milano. Expo Milano 2015 è finito da esattamente un anno ed è finalmente in corso la demolizione dell’Expo Gate, la struttura che collega Piazza Castello con Largo Cairoli realizzata con l’intento di rappresentare una porta di accesso all’evento e alle numerose iniziative ad esso correlate.

L’ho fotografata diverse volte (ad esempio qui, qui e qui) e tutto sommato penso che tutto sommato può bastare così… E’ tempo di salutarlo, e di ricominciare a vedere il Castello Sforzesco senza la futuristica cornice delle piramidi di Expo Gate.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
France Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

The image here has been taken inside the France pavilion (one of the few ones I could see) and shows one of the Country’s characteristics: its wide production of seeds and agricultural products.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Vanke Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 (by Daniel Libeskind)

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

Many so called “starchitects” have been involved in the design of pavilions. The red one here is the Vanke pavilion and it has been designed by the famous architect Daniel Libeskind.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Japan Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

The queue for the Japan Pavilion was so long that the estimated waiting time reached the 5 hours and half. No need to say, I gave up…

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Estonia and Russia Pavilions at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

This is the Estonia Pavilion from the terrace of Russia Pavilion.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Poland Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

At the Poland Pavilion the queue was so long that it was impossible to make an estimation of the waiting time. So I resisted few minutes, than I gave up.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Ecuador Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

Milan (Italy). I finally had the opportunity of visiting Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

Unfortunately, as expected, the queues were too long and it was impossible to visit more than five or six pavilions in a day. The waiting time to see Brasil, Japan or Italy was more than three hours, and I found it very frustrating.

Therefore, I decided to take some photos: I brought my Leica with me and it was a nice exercise. Some pavilions (Russia and Germany, for example) have a terrace which offers a decent view over the exposition area.

Here are some samples: all my photos of Expo are tagged with “Expo Milan 2015” and can be seen clicking here.

From the terrace at the German Pavilion it is possible to see the Ecuador Pavilion, a very nice building with a colored facade.

0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest
Newer Posts