Here's an interview we filmed at the opening of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in May 2012 with Pierre de Meuron of architects Herzog & de Meuron, in which he talks to Dezeen about how the pavilion was realised in cork to appeal to all the senses and "not only your eyes".

The architects teamed up with artist Ai Weiwei on the project and De Meuron explains how they worked around the problem that Weiwei isn't permitted to leave China before admitting that the protective acoustics of the space were a stroke of luck, since they weren't able to test them beforehand.

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