Serpentine Galleries Pavilion

Serpentine Pavilion designed by SelgasCano 2015. External indicative CGI. © Steven Kevin Howson / SelgasCano
Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park Tuesday June 23 2015 - Saturday October 17 2015 Free

A colourful design for the 15th annual Serpentine pavilion

The task of transforming the lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery with a multi-purpose temporary Pavilion falls to the Spanish architectural duo SelgasCano. Their use of new technologies combined with nature conscious concepts will no doubt take inspiration from the gallery’s park location for the commission’s fifteenth anniversary.

Venue name: Serpentine Gallery
Contact:
Address: Kensington Gardens
London
W2 3XA
Opening hours: Tue- Sun 10am-6pm
Transport: Tube: Lancaster Gate/Knightsbridge/South Kensington

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Curated London

London's summer season is well underway, and there's no better way to mix culture with sunshine than a trip to the Serpentine Pavilion. Now in its 14th year, the seasonal event provides a showcase for one lucky designer.


This year's structure is created by Chilean Smiljan Radić. His organic structure is somewhere between a pebble and a spaceship. While the concept is brilliantly original, the execution leaves much to be desired - it's all a bit papier mâché for this reviewer. That said, it's still a very unusual place to enjoy tea in the park.  


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