Sou Fujimoto : Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013, Paperback / softback Book

Sou Fujimoto : Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 Paperback / softback

Edited by Melissa Larner, Rebecca Lewin, Sophie O'Brien

Description

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 is designed by award-winning Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto (born 1971)--the thirteenth and, at 41, youngest architect to accept the invitation to design a temporary structure for the Serpentine Gallery.

The Serpentine's past pavilions have included designs by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei (2012), Frank Gehry (2008), the late Oscar Niemeyer (2003) and Zaha Hadid (2000).

Inspired by organic structures such as forests, nests and caves, Fujimoto's buildings inhabit a space between nature and artificiality.

Fujimoto's pavilion is a delicate, latticed structure of steel poles--lightweight and semi-transparent in appearance--that allows it to blend, cloudlike, into the landscape and against the classical backdrop of the Gallery's colonnaded East wing.

It is designed as a flexible, multipurpose social space.

This volume documents the project.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 96 pages, 68 colour, 10 b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Individual architects & architectural firms
  • ISBN: 9783863354084

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