"Counterspace was born out of a desire to create a different canon" says Sumayya Vally

In the first of a series of exclusive video interviews with Sumayya Vally, the Serpentine Pavillion 2021 architect says her studio Counterspace was founded out of a desire to create the kind of architecture she felt was missing from her formal education.

Vally, who is the youngest architect to receive the annual Serpentine Pavilion commission, also spoke about the influence of her hometown of Johannesburg on her work and her plans for the future.

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