10 Outstanding Pavilions at the London Design Biennale

“Otium and Acedia” at the South Africa pavilion, designed by Southern Guild in collaboration with Porky Hefer. Photography by Bradley Lloyd Barnes, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Design Diorama: The Archive” by Studio Makkink & Bey at the Netherlands pavilion. Presented by Het Nieuwe Instituut, with support from the Agency for Architecture, Design, and Digital Culture. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Design Diorama: The Archive” by Studio Makkink & Bey at the Netherlands pavilion. Presented by Het Nieuwe Instituut, with support from the Agency for Architecture, Design, and Digital Culture. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“The Wish Machine” by Autoban at the Turkey pavilion. Photography by Bobby Jewell, courtesy of Autoban.

“The Wish Machine” by Autoban at the Turkey pavilion. Photography by Bobby Jewell, courtesy of Autoban.

“Chakraview” at the India pavilion by Avinash Kumar, Hanif Kureshi, and Rutva Trivedi, in collaboration with scenographer Sumant Jayakrishnan. Presented by India Design Forum. Photography by Bradley Lloyd Barnes, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Chakraview” at the India pavilion by Avinash Kumar, Hanif Kureshi, and Rutva Trivedi, in collaboration with scenographer Sumant Jayakrishnan. Presented by India Design Forum. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Chakraview” presented by India Design Forum at the India pavilion. Designed by Avinash Kumar, Hanif Kureshi, and Rutva Trivedi, in collaboration with scenographer Sumant Jayakrishnan. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Bliss,” the sculpture defining the Albania pavilion. Designed by Helidon Xhixha and curated by Dino Korca. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Bliss,” the sculpture defining the Albania pavilion. Designed by Helidon Xhixha and curated by Dino Korca. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Cadavre Exquis: An Anatomy of Utopia” by Maria Jeglinska and Klara Czerniewska for Culture.pl at the Poland pavilion. Photography by Jedrzej Sokolowski.

“Cadavre Exquis: An Anatomy of Utopia” by Maria Jeglinska and Klara Czerniewska for Culture.pl at the Poland pavilion. Photography by Jedrzej Sokolowski.

“Freedome” at the Indonesia pavilion. Presented by Indonesia Agency for Creative Economy. Design team: Adi Purnomo, Irwan Ahmett, and Bagus Pandega. Curators: Danny Wicaksono, Diana Nazir, Hafiz Rancajale, and Hermawan Tanzil. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Louder” by Sharona Merlin for the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design, and Art at the Israel pavilion, led by Act Shenkar and curated by Hilla Shealtieli. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Aidrop” by Yaniv Kadosh for the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design, and Art at the Israel pavilion, led by Act Shenkar and curated by Hilla Shealtieli. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“VRPolis. Diving into the Future” by Dímelo a mí Productions at the Spain pavilion. Curated by Maite Cantón and supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport of Spain, the Santander City Hall, Viesgo, and HTC Vive. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

“Shenzhen: New Peak” at the China pavilion by Urbanus. Curator: Xiaodu Liu. Presented by Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association with support from Shenzhen International Culture Exchange Association and Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Office. Photography by Ed Reeve, courtesy of London Design Biennale.

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