With a process of innovative and sustainable technology, the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai “breathes” in a natural way. How? With a Spirulina algae cultivation plant. We went on site and talked about it with the team that created the unique project at the universal exposition.

For the duration of the exhibition semester, the carbon dioxide produced by the breath of visitors to the Italian Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020, will be transformed into oxygen, thanks to microalgae. The Italian technology, innovative and sustainable, developed by TOLO Green, a company that operates in the field of renewable energy and in the field of microalgae and technical partner of the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, consists of the installation of five large tanks around the Belvedere of the Pavilion, where the algae Spirulina is cultivated.

During their journey, visitors give off carbon dioxide-rich breath that is sucked into the cultures of the tanks where the spirulina alga, feeding on CO2 from the breath of visitors, emits oxygen…