The Serpentine Galleries are two of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries located in
The structure is a light, latticework composed of 27,000 steel tubes 20mm square forming a Vierendeel space frame. Overlapping clear polycarbonate disks are clamped to the tops of the structure to protect the interior from weather, and external fretted glass was added in various places to create area for seating, standing, and climbing. The result is a delicate, translucent, cloud-like structure that integrates with the Pavilion’s nature.
Because of the different partners involved and the compressed project timeline, the success of the project relied upon a collaborative model-based workflow between members of the design teams. A number of BIM modeling programs were used in the design, documentation and engineering, including Rhinoceros by
“We congratulate the teams on their forward thinking design, and their use of
In its Top 10 Temporary Structures of 2013 list, Designboom.com recognizes the challenge these structures pose. With small budgets and short timelines these projects push designers to “test the limits of architectural innovation and engineering.”
To view Designboom’s complete list of BIG Stories of 2013: Top 10 temporary structures of 2013, please visit: http://bit.ly/Designboom.
For more information on the Sou Fujimoto’s 2013
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