Zaha Hadid's new building and renovation at the Serpentine Gallery

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credit: Bonnie Alter

Bonnie Alter
Design / Urban Design
October 4, 2013

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This is Zaha Hadid Architects’ second permanent structure in London—the first was the stunning Aquatics Centre, built for the 2012 Olympics.

The restaurant building is made from glass-fibre woven textile membrane, steel, and glass. It looks a bit like a circus tent or an amorphous jellyfish in its swoops and curves.