David Chipperfield wins Elbtower competition in Hamburg

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. Partners.- David Chipperfield, Christoph Felger (Design lead), Harald Müller. Project architects.- Barbara Koller (competition phase 1), Thomas Pyschny (competition phase 2)
Competition team
Konrad Basan, Kerstin Bigalke, Andrew Davis, Ivan Dimitrov, Emmi Frank, Fadi Kilani, Dalia Liksaite, Pascal Maas, Carthage Murphy, André Silva Oliveira, Ken Polster, Franziska Rusch, Diana Schaffrannek, Matthijs Sioen, Simon Wiesmaier, Julienne Zuern
Collaborators
Engineering.- Arup Ltd., London. Fire consultant.- brand + Brandschutz Planbar, Berlin. Landscape architect.- Wirtz International nv, Schoten. Light art installation.- Studio Other Spaces, Berlin with Olafur Eliasson and Sebastian Behmann
Client
SIGNA Prime Selection AG, Innsbruck
Dates
Competition.- 2017–2018
Area
Gross floor area.- 104,000m²

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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