Construction of Expo 2020 Dubai is in full flow. Inspired by a 4000-year old ring founded by Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid, Vice President and ruler of Dubai, A steel dome is being constructed will rise to 67.5 metres by almost 40,000 workers who are helping shape the venue for the global fair. The dome comprises Al Wasl Plaza, the center of Expo 2020 Dubai.
The main of three surrounding petal-shaped pavilions is complete, the walkways at between are shaded by ghaf trees, date palms and photovoltaic trees will power the site.
The sustainable construction involves 41 targets in the project and strict guidelines to be enforced for contractors on builder’s wages and accommodation.
Ahmed Al Khatib, chief development and delivery officer of Expo 2020 said: “We consider them our partners in this business and they know what their value is and what they are delivering.”
Expo-led construction is in progress which will be completed by the end of the year. More than 100 million hours have been completed. Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from October 2020 until April 10 with around 25 million visitors expected to flood in the emirate for the global fair.
There are certain concerns about the post-Expo among the long-term residents. There is a lot to be excited about the post-Expo Dubai such as the world’s fastest wireless network, the first 5G mobile network will come up. Dubai’s Smart City will hire companies in tech and innovation to occupy the vast commercial space allocated to the site. Along with the rising Happiness Index created by the government, after the Expo, the new sustainability pavilion will be a great destination for kids for scientific exploration and education following by many other innovations that will shape the future for long-term residents in Dubai.