Frida Escobedo to design 2018 Serpentine Pavilion

            <img src="" border="0" />Today, the Serpentine Galleries in London announced Mexican architect Frida Escobedo as the designer of the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, one of the year's most anticipated architectural exhibitions. Born in Mexico City in 1979, Escobedo is the youngest architect by far to design the outdoor pavilion.&nbsp;
Since 2000, the Serpentine Pavilion has been interpreted in various architectural styles by high-profile architects like Zaha Hadid, Sou FujimotoJean NouvelHerzog & de Meuron with Ai Wei WeiPeter ZumthorSANAASmiljan RadicSelgasCanoBjarke Ingels GroupFrancis Kéré, and more. Escobedo's courtyard-based design draws from Mexican domestic architecture and British materials and history, particularly the Prime Meridian line at London’s Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Integrating light, water, and geometry, the Serpentine will be an atmospheric space that is both playful and contemplative. Read on for more details about the pavilion from the Serpentine Galleries, as well as a glimps...

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