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David Chipperfield

Walking through Whiteness . Milan

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David Chipperfield Architects . + white in the city

DCA Milano has designed a temporary installation in the Cortile d’Onore of the Palazzo Brera for the Milan design week. It is included in the White in the City exhibition curated by Giulio Cappellini, part of the Fuorisalone. Entitled Walking through Whiteness, the installation fuses the essential qualities of white – its nature, science and symbolism – into a single experience. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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Chipperfield . Aires Mateus . VERA

Lyon Confluence

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David Chipperfield Architectes . Aires Mateus . Atelier VERA & Associés Architectes . renders: © Asylum / SPL Lyon Confluence – Bouygues Immobilier

David Chipperfield Architectes together with Aires Mateus and Atelier VERA & Associés Architectes are designing eleven new buildings across two plots within a masterplan designed by Herzog de Meuron, situated at the meeting point of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Continue reading Chipperfield . Aires Mateus . VERA

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Rockbund 6 . Shanghai

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David Chipperfield Architects

Six years after completing the restoration of several historic colonial buildings in central Shanghai, the final piece of the development, a tower on the southern fringes of the site, has topped out. The tower is the only substantial new addition to the historic ensemble and rises from the 1897 Andrews & George building, adding eleven storeys above the three-storey listed façade. Clad in red brick, it refers to the urban fabric of the colonial buildings while its height mediates between the historic Bund and the high-rise city beyond. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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Mixed-use complex Karlstraße . Munich

David Chipperfield . Mixed-use complex Karlstraße . Munich (1)

David Chipperfield Architects . + Süddeutsche Zeitung

David Chipperfield Architects Berlin has won an international competition for a mixed-use complex on a site to the north of Munich’s central station. The area is presently dominated by manufacturing and light industry and the project supports its transformation into a more urban neighbourhood. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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Company headquarters . Paderborn

David Chipperfield . Company headquarters . Paderborn (1)

David Chipperfield Architects

Work on the conversion of the former St. Vincenz hospital into a new headquarters for a family-run company in north west Germany, has started. The existing ensemble emerged from the war-damaged ruins of a former 17th century Capuchin monastery which had become a hospital. The project involves the removal of the post-war additions, exposing the historic building fabric, and the introduction of contemporary structures. Continue reading David Chipperfield