By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

MVRDV heads to the hills with pavilion plan

news

Fashionable young Dutch practice MVRDV has reinvented the concept of the pavilion with this radical scheme for the Serpentine Gallery.

The 23m-high grass-coated 'mountain' will completely cover the original gallery building in Kensington Gardens and will be supported by a steel beam frame weighing 200 tonnes.

The building, the fifth in the Serpentine Gallery's series of architectural commissions, is to open in spring 2005.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters