Framed landscape sequences. Zhejiang Museum of Natural History by David Chipperfield Architects

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects Shanghai. Parnerts.-Mark Randel (Design lead), Libin Chen. Project architects.- Alessandro Milani (Competition), Miguel Angel (Preparation and brief to Developed design), Shen Huiwen (Developed design, Design intent details), Chuxiao Li (Site design supervision).
Project Team
Hans Christian Buhl, Zhexu Du, Tianyuan Fan, Jinghui Hou, Andrew Irvin, Han Li, Huiqun Liu, Jidi Pan, Fengjuan Sun, Nora Wuttke, Liping Xu, Zhixun Zhou. Visualisation.- Andrew Irvin. Competition team.- Zhexu Du, Fengjuan Sun, Nora Wuttke, Liping Xu. Graphics, Visualisation.- Alessandro Milani, Zhexu Du.
Collaborators
Local design institute Zhejiang South Architecture Design Ltd., Hangzhou (Technical design to Construction supervision). Structural engineer.- Ove Arup and Partners Ltd., Shanghai (Concept design); Zhejiang South Architecture Design Ltd., Hangzhou (Developed design to Construction supervision). Services engineer.- Ove Arup and Partners Ltd., Shanghai (Concept design); Zhejiang South Architecture Design Ltd., Hangzhou (Developed design to Construction supervision). Building physics, Acoustics: Zhejiang South Architecture Design Ltd., Hangzhou. Lighting consultant.- Sunlux Lighting Design, Hangzhou. Exhibition planning.- Triad China Ltd., Shanghai. Landscape architect.- Levin Monsigny Landschaftsarchitekten, Berlin (Concept design), Zhejiang South Architecture Design Ltd., Hangzhou (Developed design to Construction supervision).
Client
Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, People’s Government of Anji County.
Dates
Competition.- 2014. Project start.- 2014. Construction start.- 2015. Completion.- 2018. Opening.- 2019.
Area
Gross floor area.- 58,000 m².
Photography
Simon Menges

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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