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David Chipperfield

Amorepacific Headquarters . SEOUL

David Chipperfield . Amorepacific Headquarters . SEOUL (11)

David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Noshe . + divisare

The new headquarters for Amorepacific, Korea’s largest beauty company, is located in the centre of Seoul at a site which has been occupied by the company since 1956. It is situated next to a former US military zone that is being transformed into the spacious public Yongsan Park and a business district, which was part of a masterplan representing the largest high-rise development in Korea that substantially altered the urban fabric of the Yongsan district. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield

Sanatorium Dr. Barner. BRAUNLAGE

David Chipperfield . Sanatorium Dr. Barner. BRAUNLAGE (8)

David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Ute Zscharnt . + divisare

The Sanatorium Dr. Barner was founded by Dr. Friedrich Barner in 1900 in Braunlage in the Harz region as a clinic for internal medicine and psychotherapy. Dr. Barner was one of the first physicians to advocate the association between body and mind, in line with a holistic approach to medicine. The friendship between Friedrich Barner and architect Albin Müller, who visited the sanatorium regularly as a patient from 1903 onwards, was of defining significance for the building, which has been preserved in detail to this day. In 1905, the redesign of the entrance hall with the doctor’s waiting room, the furnishing of Villa am Walde and the construction of an elevated wooden hut formed the start of a long and intensive design cooperation. This culminated in 1912/14 with the extension of the middle house and its complete interior decoration. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield

SSENSE . MONTRÉAL

David Chipperfield . SSENSE . MONTRÉAL  (1)

David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © SSENSE

Inauguration of SSENSE Montreal, the new five-story space designed by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, using the in-situ sandblasted black concrete and prefabricated concrete furniture, the basis of the concept developed in collaboration with SSENSE. The SSENSE Montreal space will officially open to the public 2 May and will be the first physical location for the Canadian online fashion retailer. Continue reading David Chipperfield