Cities from across the globe have been invited to design pavilions to be located in Mound Square, the very centre of Edinburgh, in summer 2016.
The exhibition builds on the universal success of temporary pavilions and the popularity of present-day pop-ups. Architects have risen to the challenge of creating innovative and engaging pop-up designs that will capture the public’s imagination.
Hour-long presentations from each of the featured cities
Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL
6 July 2016
7 July 2017
A gathering of senior representatives, architects, artists and designers from the featured cities
The Assembly Rooms, 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR
11 July 2016
9.30am Bergen - Anna Elisa Tryti and Petter Bergerud
10.10am Dundee - Mike Galloway OBE Hon FRIAS, Executive Director of City Development
10.50am Comfort Break
11.00am Edinburgh - Cliff Hague
11.40am Rotterdam - Astrid Sanson and Eline Strijkers
12.20am Vilnius - Rūta Leitanaitė
All talks are FREE but capacity is limited - please book your ticket online (see links above) or at the Pop-Up Cities Expo.
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