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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 2002 in London, UK by Toyo Ito with Arup

August 9th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Toyo Ito with Arup

‘Why can’t all new buildings be this good? Toyo Ito’s magical summer pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery is a lesson in imagination.’ Evening Standard The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002 appeared to be an extremely complex random pattern that proved, upon careful examination, to derive from an algorithm of a cube that expanded as it rotated.

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  • Architects: Toyo Ito with Arup
  • Project: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002
  • Location: London, UK

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The numerous triangles and trapezoids formed by this system of intersecting lines were clad to be either transparent or translucent, giving a sense of infinitely repeated motion.

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