James Simon Galerie, new entrance building for Museum Island by David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. David Chipperfield, Martin Reichert, Alexander Schwarz (Design lead). Project architect.- Urs Vogt (Preparation and brief to Technical design, Site design supervision).
Project Team
Mathias Adler, Alexander Bellmann, Thomas Benk, Martin Benner, Alexander Corvinus, Maryla Duleba, Matthias Fiegl, Anke Fritzsch, Dirk Gschwind, Anne Hengst, Paul Hillerkus, Isabel Karig, Linda von Karstedt, Ludwig Kauffmann, Mikhail Kornev, Astrid Kühn, Thomas Kupke, Dalia Liksaite, Jonas Marx, Sebastian von Oppen, Torsten Richter, Elke Saleina, Antonia Schlegel, Thomas Schöpf, Eberhard Veit, Anja Wiedemann
Quantity surveyor.- Christine Kappei, Stuttgart. Executive architect.- Wenzel + Wenzel Freie Architekten, Berlin (Procurement, Construction supervision) Project mangagement: Christoph-Phillip Krinn. Structural engineer.- IGB Ingenieurgruppe Bauen, Berlin. Services engineer.- INNIUS DÖ GmbH, Berlin; Inros Lackner AG, Rostock. Building physics.- Müller-BBM GmbH, Berlin. Fire consultant.- Arge Brandschutz NEG, Berlin. Lighting consultant.- matí AG, Adliswil. Lighting design.- Conceptlicht GmbH, Traunreut (Outdoor lighting). Landscape architect.- Levin Monsigny Landschaftsarchitekten, Berlin.
Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz represented by the Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung. Project mangagement.- Miriam Plünnecke
Project controlling
Ernst &Young Real Estate GmbH, Berlin. Kemmermann Projektmanagement im Bauwesen GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Project start.-1999 / 2007. Construction start.- 2009 (Foundation pit) --- 2014 (Shell and core). Completion.- 2018. Opening.- 2019
Gross floor area.- 10,900 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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