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

Sir David Chipperfield CBE. AA Dipl., RIBA, RDI, Hon.FAIA, BDA, RA, Hon Doc (Kingston). David Chipperfield studied at Kingston School of Art and the Archtectural Association in London. After graduating he worked at the practices of Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster.

In 2004 he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to architecture. in 2006 he was appointed Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), and in 2007 he was made an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (Hon. FAIA) and an Honorary Member of the BDA (Bund Deutscher ARchitekten). In 2008 he was elected a Royal Academician (RA) and awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University.

In 2009 he was awarded the order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany - the highest tribute that can be paid to individuals for service to the nation - and in the UK New Year Honours 2010 was named Knight Bachelor for services to architecture in the UK and Germany.

1984 Office of David Chipperfield Architects established in London




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