Around the world in 182 days: Malaysia

The best of Malaysia’s culture in a net-zero carbon pavilion. Pavilion of Malaysia at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE.



Energising Sustainability. The pavilion’s ‘Energising Sustainability’ theme captures Malaysia’s commitment to balance socio-economic progress with environmental concerns, to ensure a secure and sustainable future.

Quick factsMalaysia:

  • National butterfly. The Rajah Brooke birdwing (Trogonoptera Brookiana) is also the pavilion’s #MyButterflyEffect campaign symbol.
  • Ancient forest. Malaysia’s most ancient rainforests include the Endau-Rompin National Park estimated at 248 million years old.
  • Seven canopies. The Malaysia Pavilion’s design is inspired by the majestic rainforest’s luscious and rolling canopies

In the Malaysia Pavilion:

  • Energising Today – Exploring sustainable agricommodity. Malaysia is the world’s largest rubber glove exporter and second largest producer and exporter of palm-based vegetable oils and fats, producing 65% and 27% respectively. Visitors will learn about the country’s role in leading sustainable practices in the agricommodities business.
  • Net zero carbon by offsetting carbon emitted in construction, operations, materials and recovery.
  • Energising Tomorrow – Showcasing sustainable development. Showcasing how Malaysia has put together a framework for a systematic approach to transition into a knowledge intensive economy by design with science, technology and innovation as an enabler in sustainably addressing national issues and challenges.
  • #MyButterflyEffect campaign aims to inspire and create a rippling impact through sustainable actions.
  • Energising Harmony – Living together in harmony. Showcasing how Malaysia comprises people of diverse ethnicities with different cultures, traditions, heritage and languages living in harmony and contributing to the country’s progress, unity and development. Dynamic companies, creative innovators and talented artists will give a glimpse of what Malaysia has to offer.
  • Over 900 shows during Expo 2020, showcasing Malaysia’s blend of ‘Truly Asia’ cultures and heritage.
  • Energising Business – The Malaysia Business Centre. Where the private sector, state enterprises and government will converge to create trade and business connectivity with the participation of business, academic, research and diplomatic communities during the 26 weekly thematic trade and business programmes encompassing various industry verticals.

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage


EXPO 2020 Dubai | Step inside the Malaysia Pavilion at Expo 2020


EXPO 2020 Dubai – Malaysia Pavilion

Architect: Hijjas Architects & Planners

∇ Location: view on Google Maps (Jubilee District)

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai Malaysia webpage


See also:

Around the world in 182 days | EXPO monochrome | Eat at EXPO | All posts about EXPO 2020 Dubai


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Dubai on 40thousandkm.com | EXPO 2020 Dubai on 40thousandkm.com | Malaysia on 40thousandkm.com

© Agata Ziz • All photos were taken by me • All rights reserved

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