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David Chipperfield, Fulvio Irace

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In-depth profiles of nearly 50 projects by Sir David Chipperfield, the force behind Turner Contemporary in Margate and the Neues Museum Berlin, selected by the architect himself

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Overview

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.

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Specifications

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 32.0 x 25.0 cm

Extent: 384 pp

Publication date: 25 November 2013

ISBN: 9780500290606

Contents List

Introduction • Context • Building Form • Interiors • Private House • Developing Ideas • Projects: Toyota Auto Kyoto; River & Rowing Museum; Private House in Berlin, (Durr House); Neues Museum; San Michele Cemetery; Palace of Justice, Salerno; James Simon Gallery – New Entrance Building; Ansaldo City of Cultures; EMV Housing Villaverde, Madrid; BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay; Des Moines Public Library; Friedrichstr. 126; Museum of Modern Literature, am Neckar, Marbach; City of Justice, Barcelona; Empire Riverside Hotel, Hamburg; Gallery Building ‘Am Kupfergraben 10’; Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center; The Hepworth Wakefield; Ninetree Village Hangzhou, China; Castello Sforzesco; America’s Cup Building ‘Veles e Vents’; Saint Louis Art Museum; Private House in Deurle, Belgium; Laboratory Building Basel; Rockbund Project, Shanghai Turner Contemporary; Peek & Cloppenburg, Vienna; Museum Folkwang; Kaufhaus Tyrol Innsbruck; Villa Eden, Gardone; HEC – Hautes Etudes Commerciales; Kunsthaus Zurich; Naga Museum, Sudan; Cottage Place; La Colección Jumex, Mexico City; Fayland House; Marrakech Gallery • Project data • Biographies

About the Author

David Chipperfield is one of Britain’s most respected 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.

List of Contributors

David Chipperfield, Fulvio Irace, Bernard Schulz, Luis Fernández-Galiano