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Applying finishing touches to the extraordinary structure, which resembles a dandelion or beached sea urchin, sitting in a sunken plaza like ‘an unwrapped gift’, according to Heatherwick. The plaza will host performances for the duration of the Expo

British Pavilion by Heatherwick Studio, Shanghai, China

Thomas Heatherwick Studio’s quivering seed-studded pavilion for Expo 2010 Shanghai. Photography

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