Serpentine Sackler Gallery Extention – London, U.K.
Building: Serpentine Sackler Gallery Extension
(currently called the Magazine restaurant)
Location: London, U.K. in Kensington Gardens
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural, MEP, Fire engineering: Arup
Project Management: Rise
Completed: November 2013
AE Interest: Glass-fibre woven membrane roof, complex form. “Instead of using perimeter columns, the edge beam – a twisted ladder truss supported on three points – dips down to the supporting ground in front, in the back, and on the free west side…” . Cantilevered, frame-less glass walls.