Chipperfield Architects

David Chipperfield Architects

  1. Introduction by David Chipperfield
  2. Text by Fulvio Irace
  • ISBN 9780500290606
  • 32.00 x 25.00 cm
  • Paperback with flaps
  • 384pp
  • Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout with plans and models
  • First published 2013

In-depth profiles of nearly fifty projects by Sir David Chipperfield, the force behind Turner Contemporary in Margate and the Neues Museum Berlin, selected by the architect himself

Sir David Chipperfield is of one of Britain’s leading architects. Renowned for his quiet and thoughtful style, he has a huge international reputation and has created works in China, Japan, Italy, USA, Spain and Germany.

Chipperfield produces sophisticated buildings, from museums to homes, with an acute sensitivity for materials and a powerful awareness of their environment. 2012 saw him elected as Director of the Venice Biennale International Exhibition of Architecture.

This book presents projects spanning Chipperfield's entire career. Each has a project profile, many accompanied by specially commissioned photographs, along with a complete project chronology. Among the featured works are the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, the Neues Museum Berlin, BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay, The Hepworth Wakefield, Turner Contemporary Margate, Naga Museum Sudan and Fayland House.

Rik Nys is a Senior Director at David Chipperfield Architects. Fulvio Irace is the author of books on Gio Ponti and Emilio Ambasz, among others. Bernhard Schulz is the author of The Reichstag: Sir Norman Foster’s Parliament Building.