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David Chipperfield

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A monograph on one of Britain's most esteemed architects, expanded to include thirty-four new projects


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. This revised and expanded 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. This new edition includes thirty-four new projects, including One Pancras Square and the Royal Academy extension.

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'This monograph reaches superior status through its incredibly restrained and evenly-paced formatting that glides across the whole volume. It flows like a scroll'

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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Edition Type: Revised

Size: 32.0 x 25.0 cm

Extent: 392 pp

Publication date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9780500294543

Contents List

Sixty projects, 34 new to this edition: Villa Eden; private studio in Berlin; private house in Zurich; private house in Seoul; One Kensington Gardens; Hoxton Press; Morland Mixité Capitale; Office building Moganshan Road; Company headquarters in Paderborn; 30 Grosvenor Square; The Bryant; Valentino flagship store Fifth Avenue; Valentino flagship store Old Bond Street; SSENSE; Brioni boutique Madison Avenue; Inagawa Cemetery chapel and visitor centre; Procuratie Vecchie; Opera and ballet theatre in Perm; West Bund Art Museum; Zhejiang Museum of Natural History; Royal Academy of Arts; Neue Nationalgalerie; Mughal Museum; MUDEC ‘Museo delle Culture’; Carmen Würth Forum; San Michele Cemetery; Café Royal; One Pancras Square; and Westkaai towers.

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. He is a professor at the Politecnico di Milano.

Bernhard Schulz is the author of The Reichstag: Sir Norman Foster’s Parliament Building. He has been editor of the culture section of the German newspaper Tagesspiegel for thirty years.

Luis Fernández-Galiano is an architect, chair professor at Madrid’s school of Architecture (ETSAM) and editor of the journals AV/Arquitectura Viva.

List of Contributors

Fulvio Irace, Bernard Schulz, Luis Fernández-Galiano