Exhibition and convention centers fascinate me. They’re usually open to the public, created as spectacle for spectacle, a dramatic stage for events and performance, symposium, oration, the arts. Spaces for whatever you want, a place for memory, of memory. They are empty stages, ancient signatures of a people’s mythos. I am going to start a series of unusual and remarkable convention centers and exhibition halls called Meet Me Here: Place in Space.

I love really big cool buildings.

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MEET ME HERE: CHINA 

Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention and Exhibition Center

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Quingdao Film Center

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Chinese Information and Communication Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo 2010

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Shanghai World Expo Pavilion 2010

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Shanghai Pavilion

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Beijing National Grand Theater

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Polish Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo 2010

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English Pavilion “Seed Cathedral” at Shanghai World Expo 2010

Interior of Seed Cathedral

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Nanchang Dream

http://www.som.com/projects/nanchang_greenland_expo_center

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Psst – Beijing Alley