The Universal and International Expositions, like the Olympics, are events that tend to be staged either in emerging countries that are consolidating a position in the international panorama primarily in political or economic terms, or in central locations engaged in reasserting their international leadership. Wroclaw, in the south of Poland, near the German border, belongs to the first category, as a place that is undergoing major political and economic transformation and hopes to attract the world’s attention with a great event. In this endeavour it is competing with Tangiers in Morocco and Yeosu in Korea to host the forthcoming Expo 201. In order to choose the master plan for the laying out of its Expo and a scheme for an emblematic build...


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