Zaha Hadid Architects12 July 2007 - 21 July 2007

Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Gallery Pavilions: Annual Architectural Commissions and Public Programmes

A temporary installation on the occasion of the Gallery’s world-renowned fundraising event, The Summer Party, in 2007, this Pavilion was sited on the lawn next to the Gallery. Inspired by complex natural geometries, such as flower petals and leaves, Lilas was designed as an open air space, 5.5 metres in height, that consisted of three identical fabric structures or parasols arrayed around a central point. Each parasol developed sculpturally from a small articulated base to a large cantilevered diamond shape. Raised on a low platform located within an open field flanked by a row of trees just south of the Serpentine Gallery, the installation was free standing and accessible from all sides.

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  • Title: Lilas
  • Creator: Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Date Created: 12 July 2007 - 21 July 2007
  • Further Information: <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com/">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>
  • Acknowledgements: Architectural Design Zaha Hadid and Patrik SchumacherDesign Team: Zaha Hadid Architects Kevin McClellan Charles Walker Structural Engineering: A.G.U. Arup Tristan SimmondsProject Directors: Serpentine Gallery Julia Peyton-Jones with Hans Ulrich ObristProject Leader: Serpentine Gallery Julie Burnell Chandeliers and Furniture Design Zaha Hadid Lenders Established & Sons Max Protetch Gallery, New York Kenny Schachter / Rove Projects LLP Serralunga Swarovski Crystal PalaceContractors Base Structures Ltd Sheetfabs Ltd Zumtobel Sponsor Swarovski
  • Type: Architecture
  • External Link: Serpentine Gallery

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