2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion exterior

The roof collects rainwater, which can be drained into a basin beneath it for receptions and parties

Pavilion interior

View of corked pavilion interior and surrounding gardens

The pavilion sits in Kensington Gardens, beside the Serpentine Gallery

A rendering of the pavilion and Serpentine Gallery at dusk

An aerial rendering of the pavilion as it sits in the gardens, with water on the pavilion roof reflecting the sky above

Diagrams of foundation excavations and resulting form

Diagram of 11 columns rising from previous pavilion's foundations

Rendering of the cork landscape resulting from previous pavilion foundation remnants

Rendering of the pavilion roof

Ai Weiwei self portrait

Jacques Herzog (left) and Pierre de Meuron (right)

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