David Chipperfield Architects wins the competition for the National Archaeological Museum in Athens

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. Partners.- David Chipperfield, Martin Reichert, Alexander Schwarz.
Project architects.- Annette Flohrschütz, Franziska Rusch.
Competition Team
Bernhard Danigel, Anke Fritzsch, Kolja Hein.
Graphics, Visualisation.- Ute Zscharnt.
Collaborators
Executive architect.- Tombazis and Associates Architects S.A., Athens.
Structural engineer.- wh-p GmbH Beratende Ingenieure, Stuttgart.
Sustainability & Building Services.- Werner Sobek, Berlin.
Landscape architect.- Wirtz International Landscape Architects, Schoten.
Exhibition design consultant.-  Atelier Brückner, Stuttgart.
Visualisation.- Filippo Bolognese.
Client
Ministry of Culture and Sports, Greece.
User
National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
Dates
Competition.- 2022.
Location
28is Oktovriou 44, Athens 106 82, Greece.

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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