Microscopes, heavy machinery, salt tasting, big sculpture, a tiger hat and lots of slate.
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
The Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.
The Danish architect offers a sculptural space ‘like a mountain of ice cubes’ stretching across the London gallery’s lawn, to be complemented by four radical summer houses
Everyone from Ai Weiwei and Frank Gehry to Zaha Hadid has designed a folly for the Serpentine gallery, but what happens to these starchitect baubles after their summer in the sun?
Master of delicate, beguiling structures, the young Japanese architect marks an exciting new direction for west London’s summer structure