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In pictures: Serpentine Pavilions through the years

2014 Serpentine Pavilion (2014) by Smiljan Radic

As the designers for this year’s Serpentine Pavilion are revealed, the AJ takes a look at the last fifteen years of the summer pop-up

The designs for this summer’s main pavilion by BIG have yet to be revealed but the Danish stars will have to follow in the footsteps of designers including Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind, Oscar Niemeyer and Peter Zumthor.

From beautiful gardens to wacky plastic structures the pavilions have rarely been similar. In the timeline below we take a look at the different designs that have emerged on the lawn in front of the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park.

2000

Zaha Hadid

Serpentine Pavilion (2000) by Zaha Hadid

Serpentine Pavilion (2000) by Zaha Hadid

2001

Daniel Libeskind with Arup

Serpentine Pavilion (2001) by Daniel Libeskind

Serpentine Pavilion (2001) by Daniel Libeskind

2002

Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond with Arup

Serpentine Pavilion (2002) by Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond with Arup

Serpentine Pavilion (2002) by Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond with Arup

2003

Oscar Niemeyer

Serpentine Pavilion (2003) by Oscar Niemeyer

Serpentine Pavilion (2003) by Oscar Niemeyer

2004

Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura with Cecil Balmond

Serpentine Pavilion (2004) by Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura with Cecil Balmond

Serpentine Pavilion (2004) by Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura with Cecil Balmond

2006

Rem Koolhaas with Cecil Balmond and Arup

Serpentine Pavilion (2005) by Rem Koolhaas with Cecil Balmond and Arup

Serpentine Pavilion (2005) by Rem Koolhaas with Cecil Balmond and Arup

2007

Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen

Serpentine Pavilion (2006) by Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen

Serpentine Pavilion (2006) by Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen

2008

Frank Gehry

Serpentine Pavilion (2007) by Frank Gehry

Serpentine Pavilion (2007) by Frank Gehry

2009

Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA

Serpentine Pavilion (2008) by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA

Serpentine Pavilion (2008) by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA

2010

Jean Nouvel

Serpentine Pavilion (2009) by Jean Nouvel

Serpentine Pavilion (2009) by Jean Nouvel

2011

Peter Zumthor

Serpentine Pavilion (2011) by Peter Zumthor

Serpentine Pavilion (2011) by Peter Zumthor

2012

Herzog and de Meuron and Ai Weiwei

Serpentine Pavilion (2012) by Herzog and de Meuron and Ai Weiwei

Serpentine Pavilion (2012) by Herzog and de Meuron and Ai Weiwei

2013

Sou Fujimoto

Serpentine Pavilion (2013) by Sou Fujimoto

Serpentine Pavilion (2013) by Sou Fujimoto

2014

Smiljan Radic

2014 Serpentine Pavilion (2014) by Smiljan Radic

2014 Serpentine Pavilion (2014) by Smiljan Radic

2015

Selgas Cano

Serpentine Pavilion (2015) by Selgas Cano

Serpentine Pavilion (2015) by Selgas Cano

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