An outpost of the Centre Pompidou rises on the banks of the Huangpu as part of a project to transform the industrial margin of the riverbed into a new cultural district. The museum takes up three volumes clad in iridescent recycled glass, which stand
The firm of the British architect David Chipperfield has finished refurbishing the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, and it will reopen to the public on 22 August 2021. One of the icons of 20th-century architecture, the museum is the only building buil
The archway, bridging the two buildings and added in 1951, makes circulation visible and celebrates the transformation of the bank into a space for exhibitions and events while retaining its urban qualities as a gateway between the city and the sea..
Aside from restoring the entrance and the original facade features, the project seeks to bring back the building’s grandeur and status as landmark on the beachfront, adding four storeys and reinstating the terraces, which were an extension of the pub
The surrounding landscape and the specifications of the artworks shaped the design of the museum on a sloping site. The sawtooth roof clad in dark tiles is contrasted by the bush-hammered finish of the concrete that unifies the articulated volumes...
Situated on an exposed riverside site, the new mixed-use highrise acts as an entrance marker on the eastern edge of the Hafencity quarter. With a height of 245 meters, the tower is set to become the tallest building in Hamburg...
The existing ensemble of 1960 had an unapproachable appearance. Formed by a 16-storey tower flanked by two 9-storey wings that create a square, it will be renovated and extended with two volumes facing the Seine and similar in scale to the neighborin
The masterplan for the site transforms the old Bötzow Brewery into a public destination within the city fabric. The existing buildings are refurbished and the four new ones make reference in their placement to the former ensemble. The natural topogra
The Kunsthaus is a 1910 building located at Heimplatz, in the center of Zürich. After twelve years of planning and construction, its extension is complete and will open to the public in October 2021. Connected to the original building by an undergrou
The former St. Vincenz hospital, situated in the medieval town center of Paderborn, has been converted by the firm of David Chipperfield into a new headquarters for the company Jacoby Studios. Originally a 17th-century Capuchin monastery, the ensembl
The British firm headed by David Chipperfield will be tranforming an old industrial zone in the Berlin's Marzahn district into a residential and commercial neighborhood. The place measures 152,000 square meters and will feature 1,400 affordable renta
Be they coherent additions in dialogue with the preexisting, silent interventions on historic buldings, or constructions raised ex novo, the works conceived by David Chipperfield Architects to harbor museum institutions are luminous supports for art
After twelve years of planning and building, the office of David Chipperfield has completed the new Kunsthaus Zurich extension, the fourth in the history of the neo-Greek building raised in 1910 by Karl Moser, who would be the first CIAM president. U
In this open letter addressed to David Chipperfield, Jacques Herzog reflects on the active role that architects ought to play in post-Covid society.
Among the recently announced big government plans in the United Kingdom, the pronouncement that may well leave a more permanent mark on the post-Covid-19 landscape was Boris Johnson’s promise to “build build build”. The prime minister’s supposed ‘new
Created early in 2020, the Barbanza Ecosocial Laboratory is a project for research in and promotion of environmental, social, and economic sustainability in the Barbanza Peninsula of Spain’s Galicia region. It is an initiative of Fundación RIA – set
A proposal by the British architect David Chipperfield has won for him the competition to erect a high-rise replacing a building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street in New York City, a site that has been the US headquarters of the Swiss lux
Architecture is in crisis. So is criticism. Fragmented into narratives and poetics, the former can’t quite find its place in late-stage capitalism. The latter, ignored by the public, media, and architects themselves, has lost the regulatory role it o
Presented at a ceremony in Santiago de Compostela by the President of Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, the award was given in recognition of David Chipperfield’s commitment to the region and the work of Fundación RIA. During his acceptance speech David
The job of renovating the Banco Santander headquarters, a massive, grandiose, eclectic building along the Cantabrian capital’s Paseo de Pereda, not far from the Botín Foundation, was given to the British architect David Chipperfield, a renowned exper
Buildings need not be isolated, independent, autonomous objects. Nevertheless, we tend to see them as such when they are canonical works, like Greek temples, Gothic cathedrals, or Renaissance palaces, or when we think of the notion of type. Architect
James-Simon-Galerie, Chipperfield in Berlin
One consequence of German reunification in 1990 was collective acceptance of memories of the 20th century through a symbolic deed: Berlin’s reinstitution as capital of the State, and the subsequent restoration of a good part of its most emblematic bu
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