Q&A: Sumayya Vally on Her Unconventional Vision for the Serpentine Pavilion

The South African designer builds a monument to London’s neighborhood gathering places.
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This year’s Serpentine Pavilion is looking beyond its leafy spot in Kensington Gardens, in one of London’s most exclusive neighborhoods, to present a wider view of the city. The 20th edition of the hotly anticipated annual architectural pop-up is under the wing of Johannesburg design practice Counterspace, directed by Sumayya Vally. 

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