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A “CHRYSALIS-LIKE” SERPENTINE PAVILION

Every year the same. At this time, we are all waiting for a new Serpentine Pavilion. Like any good film, a few months before always appear an spoiler, an image or a model of the project. Now, a week before the opening, we can see some construction images.

This year’s Pavilion is a SELGASCANO project, a spanish team established in Madrid and formed by José Selgas and Lucía Cano. It is a metallic structure wrapped in strips and sheets of fluorine coloured plastic that filters the daylight.

It is not a building for kids, but it is a building that kids will enjoy very much.

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You can visit it from 25th June to 18th October in front of the gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens. A must see project!

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And like each year, after their installation at the gallery, the pavilions are purchased by a private buyer to cover up part of the costs construction.  Keep it in mind if you are interested…

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Images taken from Dezeen (photographers Freya Najade and Marcela Spadaro of NAARO have been documenting the construction process)  and www.serpentinegalleries.org