2014 serpentine pavilion photographed by hufton + crow
 
2014 serpentine pavilion photographed by hufton + crow
jul 15, 2014

2014 serpentine pavilion photographed by hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion photographed by hufton + crow
photo © hufton + crow

 

 

 

renowned photographers hufton + crow have shared with us images of smiljan radic’s serpentine pavilion, which opened earlier this year. the series examines the structural qualities of the scheme, and documents the temporary building during the serpentine summer party.

 

the design is envisioned as a flexible and multi-purpose social space that also houses a café. during its four month stay in the park, visitors will be encouraged to interact with the pavilion through a variety of different events. on selected friday evenings, the structure will form a stage for the galleries’ park nights series, with eight site-specific functions bringing together art, poetry, music, film, literature and theory.

 

scroll down to see the full collection of photographs, and see designboom’s earlier coverage of the project’s opening here. the serpentine pavilion remains open to the public until sunday, 19th october 2014.

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
the series examines the structural qualities of the design
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
the cylindrical structure is perched on large quarry stones
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
the approach to the temporary pavilion
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
a large aperture cut within the building’s walls presents varying external views
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
strips of lighting wind their way throughout the design
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
lighting further emphasizes the textured walls
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
space is organized around a central void
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
the large window viewed from the surrounding gardens
photo © hufton + crow

2014 serpentine pavilion smiljan radic hufton + crow designboom
guests begin to arrive at the serpentine summer party
photo © hufton + crow

 

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