Light and materials master use. New Kunsthaus Zürich extension by David Chipperfield Architects

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. Partners.- David Chipperfield, Christoph Felger (Design lead), Harald Müller.
Project architects
Hans Krause (Competition, Concept design), Barbara Koller (Schematic design, Design development, Technical design), Jan Parth (Technical design, Site design supervision), Markus Bauer (Deputy project architect, 2009 – 2014), Robert Westphal (Deputy project architect, 2015 – 2020).
Project team
Wolfgang Baumeister, Leander Bulst, Beate Dauth, Kristen Finke, Pavel Frank, Anne Hengst, Ludwig Jahn, Frithjof Kahl, Guido Kappius, Jan-Philipp Neuer, Mariska Rohde, Diana Schaffrannek, Eva-Maria Stadelmann, Marc Warrington; Graphics, Visualisation: Konrad Basan, Dalia Liksaite, Maude Orban, Ken Polster, Antonia Schlegel, Simon Wiesmaier, Ute Zscharnt.

Competition team.- Ivan Dimitrov, Kristen Finke, Annette Flohrschütz, Pavel Frank, Gesche Gerber, Peter von Matuschka, Sebastian von Oppen, Mariska Rohde, Franziska Rusch, Lilli Scherner, Lani Tran Duc, Marc Warrington; Graphics, Visualisation: Dalia Liksaite, Antonia Schlegel, Ute Zscharnt.
Collaborators
Executive architect.- b + p baurealisation ag, Zurich (Procurement, Construction supervision), Project architects: David Michel, Christian Gruober.
Overall management.- Niels Hochuli, Dreicon AG, Zurich.
Structural engineer.- IGB Ingenieurgruppe Bauen, Karlsruhe. dsp - Ingenieure & Planer AG, Greifensee. Ingenieurgemeinschaft Kunsthauserweiterung, Zurich.
Services engineer.- Polke, Ziege, von Moos AG, Zurich. Hefti. Hess. Martignoni. Holding AG, Aarau.
Building physics.- Kopitsis Bauphysik AG, Wohlen.
Fire consultant.- Gruner AG, Basel. ContiSwiss, Zurich.
Façade consultant.- Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG, Munchenstein.
Lighting consultant.- matí AG Lichtgestaltung, Adliswil (Artificial light).
Institut für Tageslichttechnik, Stuttgart (Daylight).
Signage.- L2M3 Kommunikationsdesign GmbH, Stuttgart.
Landscape architect.- Wirtz International nv, Schoten. KOLB Landschaftsarchitektur GmbH, Zurich.
Client
Einfache Gesellschaft Kunsthaus Erweiterung – EGKE.
User
Kunsthaus Zürich | Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft.
Area
Gross floor area.- 23,300.
Dates
Competition.- 2008.
Project start.- 2009.
Construction start.- 2015.
Completion.- 2020.
Opening.- 2021.
Contractors and suppliers
Façade.- Staudtcarrera AG, Zwingen, Switzerland (Liesberg jurassic limestone, Cast stone).
Sottas AG, Bulle, Switzerland (Windows).
AGC Glass Europe, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium (Glass).
Exposed concrete.- Marti AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
Flooring.- Lauster Steinbau GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany (Krastal marble).
Wimmer Gmbh, Töging am Inn, Germany (Oak parquet).
GDM Parkette, Uster, Switzerland (Parquet laying).
Fittings.- Baur Metallbau AG, Mettmenstetten, Switzerland
(Brass wall claddings, handrails).
Built-in furniture.- Bau- & Holzwerker AG, Zürich, Switzerland (Information counter).
Teamplan Josef Meyer GmbH, Nordhorn, Germany
(Carpentry work cloakrooms).
Glaeser Wogg AG, Baden, Switzerland (Carpentry work, bar).
Pfister Ladenbau AG, Worb, Switzerland (Carpentry work, shop).
Luminaires.- BEGA, Menden, Germany (Entrance hall).
Viabizzuno srl, Bentivoglio, Italy (Bar, shop).
Furniture.- Minotti, Meda, Italy (Benches, exhibition spaces).
Horgenglarus, Glarus, Switzerland (Chairs, bar).
Fritz Hansen, Allerød, Denmark (Chairs, events hall).
Textiles.- Kvadrat, Ebeltoft, Denmark.
Photography

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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