Frank Gehry’s chunky wooden 2008 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is the subject of our next exclusive video with Serpentine Gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones.
Frank Gehry’s 2008 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion consisted of four wood-clad steel columns, which supported a series of large timber planks and beams.
“Frank Gehry’s pavilion was wonderful,” says Peyton-Jones in the movie. “It was made from really hefty bits of wood – hugely hefty bits of wood.”
Part-amphitheatre, part-promenade, the pavilion featured terraced seating along two sides of a central avenue that led up to the front of the Serpentine Gallery.
“The project was very grand and very much about the relationship with the Serpentine Gallery,” Peyton-Jones says. “The central avenue framed the gallery.”
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