#Shanghai World Expo 2010
UAP was selected from over 100 international tenders to design iconic artworks to mark each of the eight main entry gates to Shanghai World Expo. The exuberant, inspiring and playful artworks which included fireworks, giant toys and straw-hat inspired sculptures, provided a memorable and momentous arrival experience to the Expo and functioned practically as landmarks or meeting points during the Expo visit.
were attracted to the artworks and often spent time exploring, playing and
having pictures taken. Through this interaction, visitors were able to build
personal connections with the artworks. UAP’s design team developed the
concepts for the semi-permanent artworks and oversaw their fabrication through
an international network of
Image credit: Roger D'Souza