The UAE Pavilion, commissioned by the UAE Ministry of Culture and Youth, is a stunning architectural masterpiece designed by Santiago Calatrava. Inspired by the falcon, the building symbolizes the country's strength and ambition. The Pavilion experience takes visitors on a journey through the UAE's past, present, and future, showcasing the Land of Dreamers Who Do. This immersive experience was created by a team of multidisciplinary creatives from around the world, highlighting the country's collaboration and connection of innovative ideas.
This book offers a unique and remarkable record of the UAE Pavilion experience, allowing readers to relive and immerse themselves in the beauty, simplicity, and natural diversity of the UAE. The Land of Dreamers Who Do embodies the values of ambition, humanity, authenticity, openness, optimism, and resilience, which are reflected throughout the book. Visitors were engaged through all senses, including two bespoke scents created specifically for the experience. The book contains pages imbued with one of these signature scents, "Desert of Dreams," providing a unique insight into the spirit and character of the UAE.
The UAE Pavilion experience was a universal and personal journey, showcasing the story of a nation and its people. The re-creation of the desert oasis and aflaj, along with engaging visual and sensory presentations, offered visitors a unique encounter with the UAE's culture and heritage. This exceptional volume is a must-have for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the beauty and wonder of the UAE Pavilion experience.