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Discovery Pavilion
The history of discovery from 1492 to modern times

Seville, Spain, 1992

A trip around the world of discovery
This pavilion was one of the four theme pavilions proposed by Spain.
To celebrate five centuries of discovery and conquest, deliberately disproportionate staging and a concoction of museum exhibits, decors, projections and special effects conjured up a strongly symbolic visit itinerary.
Those who visited the Universal exhibition in Seville in 1992 will remember the black silhouettes of the giant chimney sweeps on the Discovery Pavilion.
Burnt to the ground in half an hour just two months before the opening of the exhibition, this pavilion was the result of three years of unwavering work, enthusiasm and passion.

type of achievement  Universal exhibition
client  Expo 92 Sevilla
production  Societe Estatale Expo 92 S.A.
technical production  2D 3D - A.I.E. - TBY.
partner  Jean-Pierre Duval, architect
location  Expo 92 exhibition site, Seville, Spain
floor space   5 000m2
 for scenography 
€11.9 million

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