Tag: Serpentine Gallery

Peter Zumthor to design
Serpentine Pavilion 2011

Dezeenwire: Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has been commissioned to design this year's Serpentine Pavilion in Kensington Gardens, London, according to publications including The Independent, confirming earlier rumours. Zumthor will be the 11th architect to design a temporary summer structure in front of the Serpentine Gallery.

Update: see images and text about the pavilion here.

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilions over the years


The 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion designed by Japanese designers SANAA opens to the public in London tomorrow. Here we present a quick guide to all the Serpentine Gallery Pavilions (including the 2003 incarnation, above, by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer) since the series was inaugurated in 2000. Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12. More »