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Serpentine Pavilion 2017 designed by Francis Kéré

23 Jun 2017 to 8 Oct 2017

Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Gando, Burkino Faso, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, responding to the brief with a bold, innovative structure that brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens.

 

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Serpentine Pavilion and Summer Houses 2016

10 Jun 2016 to 9 Oct 2016

The Serpentine Architecture Programme expanded for 2016, with four Summer Houses joining the Serpentine Pavilion.

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Serpentine Summer Houses 2016: Asif Khan

10 Jun 2016 to 9 Oct 2016

Asif Khan’s design was inspired by the fact that Queen Caroline’s Temple was positioned in a way that it would allow it to catch the sunlight from The Serpentine lake.

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Serpentine Summer Houses 2016: Yona Friedman

10 Jun 2016 to 9 Oct 2016

Yona Friedman’s Summer House took the form of a modular structure that could be assembled and disassembled in different formations.

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Serpentine Summer Houses 2016: Barkow Leibinger

10 Jun 2016 to 9 Oct 2016

Barkow Leibinger were inspired by another, now extinct, 18th Century pavilion also designed by William Kent, which rotated and offered 360 degree views of the Park.

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Serpentine Summer Houses 2016: Kunlé Adeyemi

10 Jun 2016 to 9 Oct 2016

Kunlé Adeyemi’s Summer House was an inverse replica of Queen Caroline’s Temple - a tribute to its robust form, space and material, recomposed into a new sculptural object.

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Live

The Magazine Restaurant

William Wells: Report From Cairo

6 Oct 2015 - 7:30 PM

Join William Wells, Founder and Director of Cairo’s iconic art institution, Townhouse in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist in the Serpentine Pavilion.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2015 prelude: Fifteen years of the Pavilion Commission, with selgascano, Sou Fujimoto, Smiljan Radić and Sarah Ichioka

23 Jun 2015 - 2:30 PM

Architects José Selgas and Lucía Cano discussed the concepts behind the design of the 2015 Serpentine Pavilion, as well as the history of the Commission with 2013 and 2014 architects, Sou Fujimoto and Smiljan Radić and Serpentine Directors Julia Peyton-Jones and Hans Ulrich Obrist, in a conversation moderated by Sarah Ichioka.

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