Gallery: Peter Zumthor Unveils Sheltered Garden for 2011 Serpentine Pav...


Today 2009 Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor unveiled his contemplative design for London’s annual Serpentine Pavilion exhibition. The 2011 Serpentine pavilion will be unique in that previous architects were required to have previously worked in England, and Zumthor is the first exception to this rule. The proposed offers a zen-like retreat for visitors, who will be guided by a series of pathways and staggered doorways towards an inner garden. Benches surrounding this chamber will offer a quiet space to sit and appreciate the open green space.

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  1. lazyreader April 5, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Thats exactly what I want. Scrub, prickly stuff in my house. You can stay but I’m leaving.

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