The United Kingdom Pavilion is located along the river near the No.8 entrance, on the west side of Zone C, adjacent to the Italy Pavilion.
The pavilion is comprised of the Seed Cathedral and Wrapping Paper. The latter is an open area where children can play football and visitors can watch live performances such as ballet, opera, and drama; below it are three narrative environmental installations. The former is a large hollow wooden structure that is pierced by 60,000 fiber optic cables that blow gently in the wind, creating a dynamic effect.
Visitors inside the Seed Pavilion can see the thousands of illuminated seeds and ponder on how such tiny seeds can produce wonders of nature and life.
The pavilion hopes to raise awareness for the Millennium Seed Bank Project, which is an international conservation project launched by the Royal Botanic Gardens in 2000, collecting seeds from all over the world to provide an insurance against the extinction of plants by storing seeds for future use.
Pictures retrieved from the official World Expo 2010 website and via Dezeen.