Meet the all-female team designing this year’s Serpentine Pavilion

Counterspace is the youngest architecture practice to tackle the commission

Johannesburg studio Counterspace is the youngest architecture practice to take on The Serpentine’s annual commission, on the gallery’s 50th anniversary.

The South African practice was established in 2015 by Sumayya Vally, Amina Kaskar and Sarah de Villiers, who all turn 30 this year, and the trio has mainly concentrated on work in their home country. They take a community-focused approach to their work, which spans academia, architecture, installation and exhibitions.

Take a look at Counterspace’s upcoming design for the 2020 Serpentine Pavilion and explore three projects which capture the scope of the studio’s completed works.

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