Sir David Chipperfield
Since its foundation in 1985, David Chipperfield Architects has developed a diverse international body of work including cultural, residential, commercial, leisure and civic projects. Commissions range from private collections such as the Museo Jumex in Mexico City to public institutions such as the revitalised Neues Museum in Berlin.
Ongoing current projects include the Nobel Center in Stockholm; a new building for the Kunsthaus Zurich in Switzerland; the restoration of the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin; the James Simon Galerie, a new entrance building to Berlin’s Museum Island.
Chipperfield has taught and lectured worldwide at schools of architecture in Austria, Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He was Professor of Architecture at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Stuttgart from 1995 to 2001 and Norman R. Foster Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at Yale University in 2011. In 2012 David Chipperfield curated the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale under the theme ‘Common Ground’.