The installation has been conceived on the occasion of the
‘World Expo and Conferences’ (Dec 14 to 18, 2005), conceptualized
to showcase the most innovative trends and materials in the fields
of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), and the first
ever global exposition of its kind for these industries in India.
will bring together some of the most renowned architects worldwide
such as Zaha Hadid (UK), Bernard Schumi (USA), Mario Botta (Switzerland),
Kengo Kuma (Japan), Stefan Behnisch and Jurgen Mayer (Germany) among
others. And will feature over 300 industry majors from the engineering
and construction sectors. The World Expo, spread across a 15,000
sq. m. area exhibition space, is poised to receive an expected turnout
of 40,000 visitors.
The installation of the giant cubes will be positioned at the entrance
of the Expo in an open-to-sky location, and is expected to tour
other cities such as Delhi and Bangalore after the December Expo
The World Expo
is the brainchild of India’s leading architecture monthly
publication, the Indian Architecture and Builder (IA&B) with
its sister publications in Interior Design and Digital Media, all
headquartered in Mumbai under publisher Jasubhai Media.