Future Food District Pavilion, Expo 2015

Milan, Italy
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Key facts & Challenges

  • Sector: Fairs & Exhibitions
  • Finished: 7/7/1905

The Future Food District is composed of a pavilion of 2,500 square meters (home of the supermarket), where visitors can learn about a more transparent food chain, helped by new technologies. The Supermarket is an innovative environment that generates new interactions between consumers, products and producers. The products are presented on large interactive tables: touch them will allow visitors to obtain additional information on products. The buying space it takes us back to a moment of meeting, as in a traditional market. The tools that the digital world offers us, are used to make "disappear" the barriers, to make fluid and comfortable the visitor experience and above all allow him for accessing to important information that would otherwise remain hidden. The Supermarket "of the future" does not see its technology center, but the man.

Installation phase

In some walls and linings for partitioning to fire the service areas they have been required fire performance satisfied by the use of a single-frame, PregyFlam and PregyPlac boards for EI 60 resistance performance; in wet areas, however, the Pregydro boards were employed to the wet side of the room .

Always in the service area have been used inspection ceilings with PregyBoard Italian ceiling tiles 60x60 white painted .


Local impact

Through the use of advanced materials and solutions the pavilion was built in full compliance with the design requirements and the fundamental values of EXPO such as innovation and sustainability.