Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and Norwegian architect Kjetil Thorsen have unveiled designs for the 2007 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. The timber-clad structure resembles a spinning top and brings a new vertical dimension to the traditional single-level Pavilion. A wide, spiralling ramp makes two complete turns, culminating at the highest point with a view across London’s Kensington Gardens.
A collaboration between Dept and Tribe Company, the 3D rendering of the Eurovision village will welcome visitors from all over the world.
The project looks to enable wheelchair users to navigate modern buildings more easily, and was inspired by care home residents moving around their facility.
The online publication will explore a range of issues through a unique typographic system that aligns subject matter with specific fonts.
As the designer publishes his latest book, Drama, we talk to him about his childhood in the theatre, storytelling and the power of being “an outsider”.