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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2009 in London, UK by Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA

August 2nd, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA


The Pavilion is floating aluminium, drifting freely between the trees like smoke. The reflective canopy undulates across the site, expanding the park and sky. Its appearance changes according to the weather, allowing it to melt into the surroundings. It works as a field of activity with no walls, allowing views to extend uninterrupted across the park and encouraging access from all sides.

Images Courtesy Iwan Baan

The organic shape of the pavilion, extending in several directions, creates areas of varying character. The line of the roof is drawn around an event space, a cafe, a music area and rest space. It is a sheltered extension of the park where people can read, relax and enjoy lovely summer days. The 26 mm aluminium roof rests lightly on the columns, 50 mm in diameter, distributed randomly through the park. Curved acrylic partitions provide transparent shelter, creating comfortable environments for evening events and gently distorting the view of the park.

Images Courtesy Iwan Baan

Images Courtesy Iwan Baan


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