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event> [ serpentine pavilion 2014 ]
venue> serpentine galleries | kensington gardens W2 3XA | lancaster gate, knightsbridge or south kensington tubes | 10a > 6p
info> designed by Smiljan Radić
Chilean architect Smiljan Radić has designed the fourteenth Serpentine Pavilion. A semi-translucent, cylindrical structure that resembles a shell and rests on large quarry stones, this yearos Pavilion occupies 350 square metres of the Serpentine’s lawn and is home to and inspiration for the Park Nights series of events. Open until 19 October.
event> [ galerie kreo london ]
venue> galerie kreo | 14A hay hill W1J 8NZ | | green park tube | tues / sat 10a > 6p
info> Founded by Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, Gallerie Kreo produces shows and original creations by The Most major contemporary designers, operating like a ‘design laboratory “dedicated to research. Opened in September, the London debut is for now a low-key affair, with a small edit of lighting pieces aptly titled ‘A Light Introduction’.
event> [ urban plunge ]
venue> roca london gallery | station court, townmead road SW6 2PY | imperial wharf tube | mon / fri 9a > 5:30p Sat 11a > 5p.
info> Urban Plunge explores the growing urban swimming movement through a series of proposals for river and harbor baths in London, New York and Copenhagen that envisage imaginative new ways to enjoy urban water environments. Curated by Jane Withers for Wonderwater, showcases five architectural interventions for swimming in clean natural waters in the heart of our cities.
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