Architecture to recover Shanghai memory. ROCKBUND project by David Chipperfield Architects

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David Chipperfield Architects. David Chipperfield Architects Berlin and Shanghai. Partners.- David Chipperfield, Mark Randel, Libin Chen.
Lutz Schütter (Preparation and brief, Concept design), Thomas Spranger (Developed design, Design intent details, Site design supervision), Chuxiao Li and Thomas Benk (Site design supervision).
Project team
Markus Bauer, Kamlesh Bava, Mirjam von Busch, Belinda Chan, Andrea García Crespo, Maryla Duleba, Maik Engler, Dirk Gschwind, Michael Haverland, Frithjof Kahl, Fabian Körner, Nicolas Kulemeyer, Maoxue Li, Dahlia Liksaite, Fernando Gomez Martinez, Adrian Peach, Ilona Priwitzer, Martin Reichert, Mariska Rohde, Fransziska Rusch, Gunda Schulz, Lijun Shen, Daniel Sommer, Daniela Voss, Jiaying Wang, Boris Wolf, Liping Xu, Jiacong Yang.
China Construction Design International, Shenzen (New buildings), Shanghai Zhang Ming Architectural Design Firm (Historic buildings).
Landscape architect.- Levin Monsigny Landschaftsarchitekten
Lighting consultant.- Brandston Partnership Inc., Schlothfeldt Lichtplaner (Rockbund Art Museum).
Shanghai Bund de Rockefeller Group Master Development Co. Ltd.
GFA.- 47,400m².
Project start.- 2006.
Construction start.- 2009.
Completion.- 2023.
Huangpu, Waitan, 虎丘路20号 邮政编码: 200085. Shanghai, China.
Fangfang Tian, Simon Menges, Christian Richters.

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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