El Prado Extension, "El Salón de Reinos" proposal by David Chipperfield Architects

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David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Partners in charge
David Chipperfield, Martin Reichert, Alexander Schwarz – Design lead
Project architects
Ronan Burke, Ulrike Eberhardt
In collaboration with
b720 Arquitectos
Structural and Services engineer
Valladares Ingeniería S.L.
Restoration planning
B.A.B. Arquitectos S.L.P.
Landscape architect
Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten AG
David Chipperfield Architects
Museo Nacional del Prado
Gross floor area
10,520 m²

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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