New in town: Coal Drops Yard

High on my go-and-explore list for my next visit to London is Coal Drops Yard. This new shopping area at the heart of King’s Cross, a former industrial neighbourhood, opened about one month ago. An architectural beauty on just a 5-minute walk from St Pancras and King’s Cross stations.

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Yearly appointment: Serpentine Pavilion

I try to make visiting the Serpentine Pavilion a yearly appointment. It is so interesting to see what architects do with the same brief. Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Gando, Burkino Faso, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017. As an architect, Kéré is committed to socially engaged and ecological design in his practice.

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