Summer Staple

Take a closer look at the colorful 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and its 14 predecessors

Madrid-based architectural practice SelgasCano are behind the design for 2015’s Serpentine Pavilion, which will be constructed from translucent layers of multicolored membrane panels made from fabric.

Co-directors José Selgas and Lucía Cano are seeking to provide an experience through ‘simple elements: structure, light…change, surprise, color and materials’

Smiljan Radic’s 2014 Pavilion comprise of a translucent, round shell made of glass-reinforced plastic, molded in a ring shape that sat on large stones. It now resides at Hauser & Wirth Somerset Photography: Iwan Baan

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion for 2013 was designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto. Photography: Iwan Baan

Fujimoto’s concept sketch for the 2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Courtesy of Sou Fujimoto Architects 
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