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Serpentine Architecture: Francis Kéré in Conversation

26 Jun 2017 - 7:00 PM

Berlin-based architect Francis Kéré was in conversation with Stefano Boeri (Stefano Boeri Architetti), Mohsen Mostafavi (Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Design), Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries), and Saskia Sassen (Professor, Columbia University).

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Radical Kitchen

Repeats every week every Wednesday 8 times.
5 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM12 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM19 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM26 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM2 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM9 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM16 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM23 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM

Inspired by Francis Kéré’s stories of gathering, debate and community around a tree in his village of Gando, Burkina Faso, the Serpentine Pavilion 2017 became host to a series of community picnic talks this summer, Radical Kitchen: Recipes for Building Community and Creating Change.

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Serpentine Pavilion 2017 designed by Francis Kéré

23 Jun 2017 to 19 Nov 2017

Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Gando, Burkina Faso, designed the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, responding to the brief with a bold, innovative structure that brought 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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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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