250th anniversary of the Royal Academy in London. A renovation by David Chipperfield

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects
Collaborators
Acoustics.- Sound Space Vision. Building service engineers and specialist services.- Arup. Collection display design studio.- Adrien Gardère. Collection display graphics.- LucienneRoberts+. Collection display installation.- Momart. Collection gallery fit out.- MER Services. Collection large paintings conservation.- Bush & Berry Conservation Studio. Collection sculpture conservation.- Taylor Pearce Restoration Services. Conservation architects.- Julian Harrap Architects. Cost management.- Gardiner and Theobold. Display cases.- Goppion. Landscaping: Wirtz International Landscape Architects. Leather design.- Bill Amberg Studio. Project management.- Buro Four. Structural engineer.- Alan Baxter.
Contractor
John Sisk & Son
Cost
£56 million - €64 million
Area
25,000 m²
Dates
2008–2018

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield was born in London in 1953 and studied architecture at the Kingston School of Art and the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London before working at the practices of Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster.

In 1985 he founded David Chipperfield Architects, which today has over 300 staff at its offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai.

David Chipperfield has taught and held conferences in Europe and the United States and has received honorary degrees from the universities of Kingston and Kent.

He is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and an honorary fellow of both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA). In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and in 2010 he received a knighthood for services to architecture in the UK and Germany. In 2011 he received the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture and in 2013 the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association, while in 2021 he was appointed a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour in recognition of a lifetime’s work.

In 2012 he curated the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.

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