Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion was our most popular architecture story last week so here's a run-down of all twelve temporary pavilions over the years by architects including SANAA in 2009 (above, photographed by Iwan Baan), Jean Nouvel in 2010 and Frank Gehry in 2008. More »
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The press preview of this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei is today. See some photos of this morning's preparations on our Facebook page.
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The Serpentine Gallery in London has unveiled plans by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei for this summer's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion: they'll conduct an archaeological dig to find traces of past pavilions on the site then line the resulting trenches with cork. More »
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.
Dezeenwire: Peter Zumthor is rumoured to be the designer of next year's Serpentine Pavilion - Londonist
Dezeenwire: Jay Merrick on Jean Nouvel's design for the Serpentine Pavilion in London, due to open in July - Independent