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Nouvel’s Serpentine Pavilion unveiled

May 1st, 2010 / By: / Exteriors

The London-based Serpentine Gallery announced the 2010 Pavilion design by French architect Jean Nouvel. A contrast of lightweight materials and dramatic cantilevered metal, Nouvel’s design is rendered in a vivid red that nods to the iconic British telephone booth, post boxes and London buses. The building’s bold geometric forms use retractable awnings and fabric structures to create a flexible system of interior and exterior spaces.

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