Welcome back to the third edition of this series' Architect of the Week. This week, we are celebrating the work of British architect, Sir David Chipperfield.
Sir David Alan Chipperfield was born in London in 1953 and is best known for his modernist style buildings such as the America's Cup Building in Valencia, Spain. David first studied architecture at Kingston University in Kingston-upon-Thames in London before graduating in 1979 at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, also in London.
Before setting up his own practise in 1989, David worked with world renowned architects, Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster. David Chipperfield Architects now employs over 250 staff from 15 countries, operating from one of his four offices in London, Milan, Berlin and Shanghai.
David Chipperfield was appointed a CBE for services for Architecture in England. Furthermore, in 2003, he was made an Honorary Member of the Florence Academy of Art and Design in 2003.
Below is a selection of works of David Chipperfield Architects, which have won numerous awards.
|The Hepworth Wakefield|
|America's Cup Building|