Via ArchDaily, by Karen Cilento
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2010
by Jean Nouvel
July – October 2010
Kensington Gardens, London
The building’s geometric forms are clad with varied materials – some glass, others polycarbonate or fabric. The exterior and interior spaces are designed in a flexible manner to accompany different numbers of guests and adapt to the changing summer weather.
In addition to the pavilion’s primary role as a public space, it will also feature a café and serve as a venue for Park Nights, the Gallery’s acclaimed program of public talks and events. The design also includes traditional French outdoor table-tennis tables to encourage play.
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