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Orchards, horticulture and a wooden apple box have influenced the Polish Pavilion at Expo 2015
The inspiration for the Polish Pavilion at EXPO 2015 in Milan is Polish orchards and horticulture which are very significant to the Polish landscape and economy. It is being realised through the use of a motif of a wooden apple box, normally used in shipment as a packaging for fruits and vegetables. The idea is executed on two levels. In the micro scale through the use of the pavilion's modular, openwork outside wall, visually referring to apple boxes, and in the macro scale by conveying the pavilion's idea as a form of packaging for the presentation of Poland's agriculture. The pavilion's layout leads visitors through a symbolic 'secret' garden, hidden behind an openwork 'box-like' structure. The garden itself consists of endless rows of apple trees, very characteristic to the Polish landscape. The image isn't given to the visitors in one go. In order to understand it, a person needs t

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