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David Chipperfield

Harlan + holden store . Seoul

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David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Simon Menges

Founded in 2015, harlan + holden is a clothing retailer with 20 stores across South Korea, Indonesia and The Philippines. The company rejects fast fashion, instead focussing on comfortable and timeless pieces. This new store is located within the Lotte World Mall in the Songpa district of Seoul and was developed to serve and represent the brand’s philosophy in spatial and physical form. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield

Carmen Würth Forum . Künzelsau

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David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Simon Menges

The Carmen Würth Forum, a culture and congress centre designed by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin for the Adolf Würth company in Künzelsau, southern Germany, is now complete with the opening of the second construction phase. The extension adds a flexible conference area and an art museum with foyer and café – Museum Würth 2 – to the concert and large events halls, which opened in 2017.

Featuring key pieces of modern and contemporary art from the Würth Collection, the museum opens on to a sculpture park via a glazed belvedere. The diverse range of functions further establishes the complex’s conceptual idea of a forum and allows the building to be open continuously.
Museum Würth 2 will open to the public on 28 June. Continue reading David Chipperfield

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Zhejiang Museum of Natural History . Anji

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David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Simon Menges . + dezeen

Founded in 1929, the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History is located in Hangzhou and has a collection of over 200,000 specimens covering geology, ecology and palaeontology. The eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang is the site of many important discoveries from the Cretaceous period. A new, second branch of the museum has been established in Anji, in the north of the region, forming the centrepiece of a new cultural district. Continue reading David Chipperfield