Pavilions Videos

Follow the Saint-Gobain Pavilions World Tour for the 350th anniversary!

Futuristic traveling pavilions open to the public showcase Saint-Gobain’s capacity for innovation and its exceptional expertise in construction materials. They are now touring the world and provide a sensory and artistic experience for visitors.

Saint-Gobain’s 350th anniversary celebrations forge ahead. After Shanghai (China) in January, the four “Future Sensations” pavilions (Look, Listen, Color and Create) have stopped off in Sao Paulo (Brazil) from March 29 to April 4, in Ibirapuera Park, the city’s green oasis, followed by Philadelphia (USA) from May 30 to June 6, before ending their World Tour in Paris in October 2015.

Part 10: Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary Pavilions: Philadelphia - The Dome

At Future Sensations in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States), visitors were able to find out about who Saint-Gobain is in a North American context under the very large dome. Share your experience: use hashtag #SaintGobain350.

Part 9: Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary Pavilions: World Tour

A look at the world-spanning journey of the four pavilions celebrating Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary and showcasing the spirit of innovation and discovery. (In French with English subtitles) Share your experience: use hashtag #SaintGobain350.

Part 8: Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary Pavilions: Philadelphia - The Village

Future Sensations visited Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) from May 30 to June 6. Pavilion videos can be shared on social networks with the hashtag #SaintGobain350.

Part 7: Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary Pavilions: Sao Paulo - Best Of

In early April, the Future Sensations pavilions made a stop in Sao Paulo. It was a great success with more than 144,000 enthusiastic visitors, who even gave the Color pavilion’s carousel a new name – "the carou-selfie"! A photo summary can be seen in this one-minute episode.
Pavilion videos can be shared on social networks with the hashtag #SaintGobain350.
The pavilions are now on their way to Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA), where visitors will be able to stop by from May 30 until June 6.

Part 6: Saint-Gobain's 350th Anniversary Pavilions: Sao Paulo - The visitor's experience

From March 29 to April 4, Brazilians discovered the four 350th anniversary pavilions: Create, Color, Listen and Look. Watch this episode and get a feel for their experience. #SaintGobain350

Part 5: Saint-Gobain 350 Pavilions – Sao Paulo: Opening

After Shanghai (China) in January, the four Future Sensations pavilions (Look, Listen, Color and Create) will be stopping off in Sao Paulo (Brazil) from March 29 to April 4, in Ibirapuera Park, the city’s green oasis. Entry to the pavilions is free of charge.

Part 4: Opening to the Public


Watch the video of the "Future Sensations" pavilions in China. From January 9 to 17, visitors took part in open house days that were devoted to innovation. Employees' families and customers were also able to visit the pavilions on certain days. The calendar was packed with events before the pavilions set off to their next port of call: Sao Paulo in Brazil!

Part 3: Shanghai - Opening


On January 9th, Saint-Gobain launched its 350th anniversary celebrations in Shanghai (China). Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain, inaugurated four traveling pavilions called "Future Sensations" showcasing the Group's capacity for innovation and its exceptional expertise in materials.

Part 2: Installation of the Pavilions


See the first images of their installation in Shanghai (China), the first stop of the pavilions' round-the-world tour.

Part 1: The Idea


See the first images of their construction in the Czech Republic. Since then, they have crossed the seven seas to reach Shanghai (China), the first stop of their round-the-world tour. You will be able to follow their journey throughout the year. Watch the first episode that takes a look at how the idea for this project evolved.

The Pavilions - Teaser