Monthly Archive: November, 2011

Marine Resources

There are various types of marine resources. Marine recourses can be classified into material and spatial resources, and material recourses can further be divided into living and non-living resources. The living resources include… Continue reading

Introducing Foreign Campaign Posters Arousing Attention of Ocean Pollution

Hello, I am Suny. The Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea is the third Expo on the subject of ocean in history. Due to the subject matter on the ocean, I have become interested in… Continue reading

Expo Hall

The Expo Hall provides facilities for diverse cultural performances and events as well as the Ocean Forum, an academic conference. The hall’s flexible seating arrangement and partitioning allow for continued use even after… Continue reading

Master Plan

  – Architectural Principles – Bringing the Expo Theme to Life The Expo site is designed to embody the Expo theme, “The Living Ocean and Coast,” and express harmony between the ocean and… Continue reading

What is the BIE?

Bureau International des Expositions is an intergovernmental organization created to supervise international exhibitions falling under the jurisdiction of the Convention Relating to International Exhibitions.    – Background – Following the successful expo in London, UK… Continue reading

Vision and Goal

– Vision – Sea level rise, the loss of biodiversity, acidification and pollution are only a few dangers threatening our seas and coasts. Restoring sustainable life to our marine environment is the responsibility… Continue reading

The main theme of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea

“The Living Ocean and Coast” is the main theme of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea. It conceptualizes the most desirable future for the ocean whose sound preservation and well-being is essentially linked with the… Continue reading

The Yeosu Project – Significance

Yeosu Project The Yeosu Project represents a first case of international cooperation project implemented in the context of a World Expo. The Yeosu Project seeks to bridge the divide between the developed and… Continue reading

Hi, there! I am Urso.

     My name is Urso Chappell. I am a San Francisco-based designer and writer. I am proud to now be an official blog writer for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea. Since attending my first… Continue reading

From Pelican to Plankton: A Brief History of Expo Mascots

A Brief History of Expo Mascots By Urso Chappell       Yeony and Suny, the mascots for Expo 2012, are in good company. They represent the latest in a line of characters created for international… Continue reading