The making of Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Part garden folly, part mathematical model, the Tokyo architect’s pavilion grows organically from the ground

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This year’s Serpentine Pavilion in London’s Hyde Park is a jumbo, 3D grid that grows organically from the ground. Articulated by slender, white, steel bars, this assemblage of small cubes - a cross between a garden folly and a mathematical model - is the product of the Tokyo architect Sou Fujimoto. In this short film, we take a look at the making of the pavilion, and follow its journey from concept to reality.

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