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DLR Group designs Master Site Plan for Expo 2031 A-1 International Horticulture Application

Updated: Jan 30

January 19, 2024


Expo 2031 Lead Architect is David Loehr, Principal, DLR Group



Our Expo 2031 Master Site Plan for our A-1 International Horticulture Exposition includes features:


Eco-friendly design and experiences

• Solar farm with a parking lot underneath

• Rain garden to water and serve the entire expo property

• Biodomes

• Gondola ride offering a panoramic view of the expo

• Walking nature path integrating with the current nature preserve

• Light footprint design ensures that the site stays in pristine condition


Inspired by nature design features

• Paisley pattern welcome garden with interactive media floors

• Garden amphitheater

• Connected bike path through the nature preserve

• Observatory for celebrating summer solstice and vernal equinox


Clustered program & thematic sections

• Flexible outdoor spaces for concerts, picnics, and activities

• Contest pass for horticultural contests and competitions

• Thematic pavilions

• Seasonal flower features

• International country zones

• Sponsor partner zones

• Sample clustered program section including garden pavilions, interpreter center, small theater, and cultural market


For more insight about our Master Site Plan connect with David Loehr at dloehr@dlrgroup.com


DLR Group is a global, integrated design firm with a core practice in architecture, engineering, interiors, and planning.

You can learn more about their global design practice at https://www.dlrgroup.com/

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