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The latest Serpentine Pavilion, photographed by John Offenbach, looks like a life-size, brightly colored magic cocoon
The Serpentine Galleries are currently celebrating the 15th anniversary of their pavilion commission, whereby some of the world’s greatest architects design and build a temporary structure for the Serpentine’s lawn in London’s Kensington Gardens. 144 more words
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The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is a predictably brilliant annual spectacle, but this year’s shimmering, iridescent, technicolour delight by Selgascano is particularly striking. If you find yourself in Hyde Park this summer, make your way into the rainbow tunnel and buy yourself a coffee inside.
The 1805 Magazine building (an armoury and gunpowder store) in London’s Hyde Park was sensitively converted by Zaha Hadid and Liam O’Connor Architects in 2013 into the new Sackler extension of the Serpentine Gallery, with a swooping tent-like addition in fabric and glass by Hadid enclosing a new restaurant. 468 more words
London’s Serpentine Gallery has made great use of its location in Kensington Gardens by commissioning a temporary building every summer since 2000. The summer pavilion is used as a cafe during the day, and as a venue for performances in the evening. 128 more words
It’s that time of year again – when an international architect is invited to design a temporary structure in the grounds of the Serpentine Gallery. Now in its 15th year, the opening of the Pavilion has become a big event on the London art scene. 243 more words