Amorepacific headquarters, Seoul, by David Chipperfield Architects

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David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. Partner Socio.- David Chipperfield, Christoph Felger (Design lead), Harald Müller.
Project Architect
Hans Krause. Contact architect.- HAEAHN Architecture, KESSON.
Site supervision
Kunwon Engineeing Co. Ltd.
General Contractor
Hyundai Engineering & Construction.
216,000 m²
Design engineers.- Arup Deutschland GmbH. Landscape architect.- SeoAhn.
Amorepacific Corporation.
Hangang-ro 100, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
Height above mean sea level.- ±0.00 m = 12,80 m Height.- 110 m Site area.- 14,500 m² Footprint.- 8,700 m² Gross floor area.- 216,000 m² Typical floor area.- approx. 5,800 m² above ground, approx. 9,800 m² below ground. Width x length.- 90 m x 90 m (ground floor) Floors.- 23 above ground (Ground floor plus 22 floors), 7 below ground
Other measures
Max. occupancy.- approx. 7000 staff plus pedestrian traffic Auditorium.- 450 seats Parking.- 680 spaces

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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