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