The Design of the Pavilion
The Finnish Pavilion 2017 shares a story about Finland, energy and its future. The Pavilion represents the values of Finnish society which lay the foundation for energy efficiency and sustainability.
The pavilion is organized around freestanding buildings according to the sub themes: Pure Energy, Smart City, Clean Water and Excellent Education. The narratives focus on energy efficiency, sustainability, cleantech solutions and education.
The Pavilion delivers experiences to all senses
In the pavilion the audience will be engaged in a spontaneous, dynamic ways. Visitors are free to explore, occupy and participate in the exhibition. It offers possibilities of delving deeper and deeper into the subject which are matter of their individual interest.
In the pavilion, visitors see the famous northern lights, they will dive into the underwater world and listen to the sounds of Finnish forests while experiencing the possibilities of digital solutions.
Energy as a holistic vision - nature meets technology
The exhibition builds a narrative of Finland’s holistic approach towards energy challenges in modern world. The design oscillates between digital and natural, representing Finland's close relation to nature and its solutions based mindset of tackling environmental challenges.
The design begins with a video installation of Finnish energy leaders discussing the challenges around energy and ends with interviews of children sharing their dreams and visions for the future.Finally, the Finnish pavilion is not only telling a story of sustainability, but it is constructed sustainable. The buildings are built from wood: an ancient, natural construction material, which is at the same time high tech. Finland grows more wood than it uses, making wood products the most sustainable form of construction today. The Finnish Pavilion 2017, combined with digital design and manufacturing techniques, is exploring new experiences in wood construction.