the fourteenth serpentine pavilion has opened in london’s hyde park, designed by chilean architect smiljan radić. the temporary building occupies a 514 square meter footprint, positioned outside the entrance of the serpentine gallery in kensington gardens. the semi-translucent, cylindrical structure is perched on large quarry stones, envisioned as a flexible and multi-purpose social space that also houses a public café. the serpentine pavilion is open to the public between thursday, 26th june 2014 and sunday, 19th october 2014. read designboom’s full coverage of the pavilion concept here.

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the semi-translucent, cylindrical structure is perched on large quarry stones
photograph © 2014 iwan baan (also main image)

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the fourteenth serpentine pavilion is designed by chilean architect smiljan radić
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the temporary building occupies a 514 square meter footprint
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the building is positioned outside the entrance of the serpentine gallery in kensington gardens
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the cylindrical structure standing within hyde park
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
smiljan radić standing within the pavilion
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the building houses a multi-purpose social space that houses a public café
photo © 2014 john offenbach

serpentine pavilion 2014 smiljan radic london designboom
the serpentine pavilion is open between thursday, 26th june 2014 and sunday, 19th october 2014
photo © 2014 john offenbach