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Animated Systems – Serpentine Pavilion by Bjarke Ingels

The pavilion, made of 1802 stacked fiberglass units, stands over 88 feet tall at its highest point and 39 feet long. the BIG-designed structure had been disassembled in london following its 2016 presentation in london by serpentine gallery and transported to north america to be re-assembled in toronto. this marks the first serpentine pavilion to make its way to north america. in its latest site, it will host ‘unzipped,’ westbank’s newest exhibition — showcasing an intimate collaboration between developer and architect where every element of the design is considered in relation to its context.


Pavilion Form Array

The facade is composed of quad panels composed in rectangular arrays which are variably moved normal to the surface, in a checkerboard pattern

Material: Stacked Fiberglass Units

Array Grid: Quad Grid in a Checkerboard Pattern


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Pseudo Code



Animation Storyboard





Animated Systems / Serpentine Pavilion by Bjarke Ingels  is a project of IAAC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
developed at the Master in Advanced Architecture in 2019 by:
Student: Abhishek Sharma
Faculty: Rodrigo Aguirre, Mohamad Elatab
Assistant: Ivan Marchuk, Oana Taut