At Expo 2012, the rippling motion of the Theme Pavilion's kinetic façade is discernible from across a causeway.
The 108 lamellas open to allow natural light inside the pavilion. A curtainwall stands behind the kinetic façade on the pavilion's east elevation.
The ocean-facing western façade of the Theme Pavilion comprises solid concrete to withstand the natural elements.
Section cuts through a typical lamella showing the changing thickness from side to side and its rotation bearing.