The Serpentine Pavilion was a pavilion structure by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) that gained immense popularity when it "welcomed a record number of visitors during its 2016 run in London's Hyde Park." Later acquired by Westbank, the visually engaging sculpture is set to make an appearance for an exhibition in Toronto.
Due to its intricate architectural composition, the pavilion structure is dubbed "the unzipped wall." This references the dynamic construction of the sculpture, which offers an unconventional take on one of the most basic building elements — the brick wall.
BIG's design is made with extruded fiberglass frames that are stacked on one another. An inspiration for its name, the pavilion structure forms a cavern, within which the firm will curate its architectural exhibit. This allows for an artful vessel to present creative content.