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Trade Fair Buildings

C2C consulting for EXPO 2020: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Pavilion in Dubai


GIE Luxembourg



Project Duration

April 2017 – November 2020

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg wanted to design its pavilion for the next international Expo based on the principles of the circular economy and seeking to implement key guidelines developed by economic stakeholders. Requirements: it had to be possible to disassemble the building and the latter had to be representative of the economic know-how in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Drees & Sommer supported the project by providing sustainable development and circular economy consulting services.

Added value

  • A sustainable pavilion created using the Cradle to Cradle methodology
  • An innovative solution
  • Zero waste


  • C2C audit
  • Integration of circular economy specifications during design team tender phases
  • Identification of materials and solutions available
  • Global cost analysis
  • Implementation of the material passport
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