Inside Yona Friedman's Serpentine Pavilion Summer House
At 93 years of age, Friedman is the oldest architect in the group. He took the opportunity to further explain the thinking that has propelled his life’s work, and the origin story behind the structure.
The Summer House, Friedman explained, “was improvised from small models that I was putting together and it was reproduced. And for me the most important [thing was] that anyone could make this, and I made this experiment and it was built by children.”
Yona Friedman officially describes his ephemeral, elegantly 16mm steel-framed Serpentine Summer House as "a space-chain construction of 4 + 1 levels...composed of cubes defined by 6 circles of 1.85 metre in diameter" that rest upon the ground. It's "essentially a movable museum and... View full entry
Look forward to an App Store for your walls
FRAMED*, a new project conceived by the super-talented Yugo Nakamura, intends to revolutionize how you display art on your walls. The hardware consists of an an ultra-thin, high resolution digital screen, embedded with a fully functional computer to display multi-media art pieces. The software... View full entry