Photos of Sou Fujimoto's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Here's a full set of images from this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto (+ slideshow).

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Unveiled this morning, Sou Fujimoto's design features a cloud-shaped grid of steel poles with varying density.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

The sticks part to form two doorways and visitors can climb up onto transparent ledges within the structure.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

They can also sit at cafe tables and chairs underneath, sheltered from above by a layer of transparent plastic discs.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

The pavilion will open to the public from Saturday and remain in front of the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens until 20 October 2013.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Dezeen published the first photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 from the press preview this morning, where Fujimoto explained how he wanted to "create a nice mixture of nature and architecture," adding "that has been the great interest for me these last ten years."

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

See more architecture by Sou Fujimoto on Dezeen, including a house that looks like scaffolding and a library with shelves on the outside.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

The annual unpaid Serpentine Gallery Pavilion commission is one of the highlights in world architecture and goes to a high-profile architect who has not yet built in the UK. At 41, Fujimoto is the youngest to have accepted the invitation.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Past commissions include Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, Peter Zumthor, Jean Nouvel, SANAA and Frank Gehry.

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

See our handy guide to all the Serpentine Gallery Pavilions »
Watch our interviews with Herzog & de Meuron at last year's opening »
Watch our interview with Peter Zumthor in 2011 »

Photos of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Photographs are by Jim Stephenson.