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Sights From Milan Expo 2015: Angola

Aug 24, 2015


Photo reprinted courtesy César Corona

Relying on the idea of education for innovation, the Angola Pavilion encourages audience engagement through active participation. The 20,000 sq ft structure built completely from natural, sustainable materials provides a complete sensory experience focusing on food and culture in Angolan society.

Photo reprinted courtesy César Corona

The Pavilion aims to highlight the expansive role of women in Angolan society, and their influence in upholding both cultural and gastronomical traditions while pushing for constant economic growth and societal development.

Photo reprinted courtesy César Corona

The diversity and richness of the Angolan Pavilion provides an immersive eco-cultural experience for visitors, emphasizing their focus on sustainable growth and development through food and natural resources. Through a variety of exhibits, visitors are exposed to a fusion of traditional practices and new technologies, paving the way for the next generation of sustainable and healthy growth in Angola.

This photo essay is a part of CPD's eight-week special series, "Branding Nations at the Milan Expo." For related coverage, see:


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