A pavilion in London made out of a new material, glass fibre-reinforced concrete, was the theme of a competition that saw the involvement of Zaha Hadid, in which the prize went to Synthesis Design + Architecture
The 23rd June saw the opening of the Serpentine Pavilion designed by architect Diébédo Francis Kéré. This is the first time that an African architect has designed the Serpentine Pavilion. The temporary pavilion of the Serpentine Galleries is one of the most eagerly-expected features of the London summer.
From 24 May to 15 October 2017, London's Design Museum is running the exhibition called “California: Designing Freedom” that for the first time explores how the ideals of the 1960s counterculture have transformed into the high-tech culture of Silicon Valley.
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