PAVILION FOR THE FIFA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2oo6

2oo2
Building for exhibitions and events
Location
Königsallee (Kö), Düsseldorf, Germany
Brief
A building that prepares for and accompanies one during, the WM.  This space accommodates information, exhibitions, events and

PAVILION FOR THE FIFA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2oo6

communications.
Client
City of Düsseldorf as host, Student project
Solution
The building is designed in the shape of a tunnel, above the 800 metre long water-filled Kö-canal. The concept is designed in 2 phases. A new space will be created in time for the World

PAVILION FOR THE FIFA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2oo6

Cup Soccer Championship; this will inform and allow the visitor to experience the atmosphere. The experience of this space in the Kö-canal gives shape to the interior of the exhibition building. It gives it the form, the light and the view. In 2006 the World Cup Soccer Championship will begin and the Kö-space will become an event zone, pavilions and activity

PAVILION FOR THE FIFA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2oo6

areas for eight countries will be distributed along the Kö-canal.
Description
The room is enclosed by a translucent cover, arranged with the displays accessible by a ramp.