Serpentine Gallery with, behind it, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008, Hyde Park, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA41962
Architect/DesignerGehry, Frank O. (1929-)
Tanner, Henry (1876-1947)
Artist/PhotographerBissell, Gerhard
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date2008
Image Date2008
ViewExterior
StyleDeconstructivist
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceRIBA41962
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Gerhard Bissell / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Serpentine Gallery was designed by Henry Tanner Jnr and built in 1934 as a tea pavilion.The 2008 pavilion was comprised of large timber planks and a complex network of overlapping glass planes, anchored by four massive steel columns. It was designed by Frank Gehry and engineered by Arup.

Subject tags

glass, steel, roofs, garden buildings, exhibition buildings, wood, art galleries, Temporary structures