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Serpentine Pavilion & Grayson Perry's exhibition 2017

Posted on July 9, 2017 by Toothpicker

 
 
This year's Serpentine pavilion is designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré, the Berlin-based African architect from Gando, Burkina Faso.
Inspired by the tree that serves as a central meeting point for life in his home town of Gando, Francis Kéré's design aims to connect its visitors to nature – and each other. The [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Architecture, Art, Design, Contemporary, British art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, serpentine pavilion, British art, contemporary architecture, Grayson Perry


Serpentine pavilion & Summer Houses 2016

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Toothpicker

Serpentine Pavilion by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
 
This year, the 16th Serpentine Pavilion (10th Jun until 9th Oct 2016) is designed by Danish architectural studio BIG, or Bjarke Ingels Group. In addition to the main pavilion, four 25sqm summer houses inspired by the nearby 18th century Queen Caroline’s Temple are commissioned and built [...]

This post was posted in London, Architecture, Gardens & parks, Design, Contemporary and was tagged with London, gardens, serpentine pavilion, contemporary architecture, V & A museum


Serpentine pavilion 2015

Posted on August 6, 2015 by Toothpicker

 
I had visited five Serpentine Pavilions prior to this one, and the designs had been a mix bag with some more successful/popular than others. I loved last year's pavilion by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić (read my entry here), even though I wasn't entirely convinced before my visit.
This year's pavilion, designed by Spanish [...]

This post was posted in London, Architecture, Contemporary and was tagged with London, serpentine pavilion, contemporary architecture


Serpentine gallery pavilion 2014

Posted on October 12, 2014 by Toothpicker

The Serpentine Pavilion 2014 by Smiljan Radić
 
I have a backlog of blog entries and this is one of them as I want to publish it before the pavilion gets dismantled after next week ( and apology for the rather dark photographs).
 
It took me a while to visit the new Serpentine gallery pavilion [...]

This post was posted in London, Architecture, Design, Contemporary and was tagged with London, serpentine pavilion, contemporary architecture


Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013

Posted on June 23, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
This year, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is designed by multi award-winning Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, and it is quite different from the previous pavilions.
Since its opening, it has been receiving high praises from critics and I also think it is one of the best that I have seen in recent years. Even [...]

This post was posted in London, Japanese designs, Architecture, Anything Japanese, Design, Contemporary and was tagged with London, Japanese designs, serpentine pavilion, contemporary architecture


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