David Chipperfield

Born Dec 18, 1953

Sir David Alan Chipperfield, CH, CBE, RA, RDI, RIBA, HRSA is an English architect. He established David Chipperfield Architects in 1985.
His major works include the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire; the Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach, Germany; the Des Moines Public Library, Iowa; the Neues Museum, Berlin; The Hepworth Wakefield gallery in Wakefield, UK, the Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri; and the Museo Jumex in Mexico City.
Rowan Moore, the architecture critic of The Guardian of London, described his work as serious, solid, not flamboyant or radical, but comfortable with the history and culture of its setting. "He deals in dignity, in gravitas, in memory and in art."
David Chipperfield Architects is a global architectural practice with offices in London, Berlin, Milan, and Shanghai.
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“I suppose I'm trying to build an architecture that's as timeless as possible, although we're all creatures of our age.”

David Chipperfield
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