James Simon Galerie (under construction)
David Chipperfield 
James Simon Galerie (under construction)

James Simon Galerie (under construction)

David Chipperfield 


Between Kupfergraben Canal and the west facade of the Neues Museum, on the Museum Island of Berlin, David Chipperfield is building the James Simon Galerie, which will mark the new entrance to the complex. The building, with a strong articulating character, organizes an access to the main floor of the Pergamon Museum via a large open staircase, while from the basement – with spaces for temporary exhibitions and an auditorium – it guides visitors to the Archaeological Promenade, which connects the four archaeological museums of the island. To integrate the new piece in the site, the project resorts to stone and to elements of its architectural language, such as the colonnades... [+]


Cliente Client

Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz; representado por represented by the Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung; gestión del proyecto project management Miriam Plünnecke

Control del proyecto Project controlling

Ernst & Young Real Estate GmbH, Berlin; Kemmermann Projektmanagement im Bauwesen GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin

Usuario User

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Arquitecto Architect

David Chipperfield Architects Berlin

Socios Partners

David Chipperfield, Martin Reichert, Alexander Schwarz (jefe de diseño?design lead)

Arquitecto del proyecto Project Architect

Urs Vogt (desde el diseño conceptual hasta el diseño técnico, supervisión del diseño del sitio concept design to technical design, site design supervision)

Equipo del proyecto Project Team

Mathias Adler, Alexander Bellmann, Thomas Benk, Martin Benner, Alexander Corvinus, Maryla Duleba, Matthias Fiegl, Anke Fritzsch, Dirk Gschwind, Anne Hengst, Paul Hillerkus, Isabel Karig, Linda von Karstedt, Ludwig Kauffmann, Mikhail Kornev, Astrid Kühn, Thomas Kupke, Dalia Liksaite, Jonas Marx, Sebastian von Oppen, Torsten Richter, Elke Saleina, Antonia Schlegel, Thomas Schöpf, Eberhard Veit, Anja Wiedemann

Colaboradores Collaborators

Aparejador Quantity Surveyor

Christine Kappei

Arquitecto de ejecución Executive Architect

Wenzel + Wenzel Freie Architekten, Berlin; gestión del proyecto project management: Christoph-Phillip Krinn

Ingeniero de estructuras Structural Engineer

IGB Ingenieurgruppe Bauen, Berlin

Ingeniería de servicios Services Engineer

INNIUS DÖ GmbH, Berlin; Inros Lackner AG, Rostock

Física de la construcción Building Physics

Müller-BBM GmbH, Berlin

Consultor de incendios Fire Consultant

Arge Brandschutz NEG, Berlin

Consultor de iluminación Lighting Consultant

matí AG, Adliswil

Diseño de iluminación Lighting Design

Conceptlicht GmbH, Traunreut (iluminación exterior outdoor lighting)

Arquitecto paisajista Landscape Architect

Levin Monsigny Landschaftsarchitekten, Berlin