Neues Museum drawings by David Chipperfield, on display in Lisbon

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David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin in collaboration with Julian Harrap.
Harald Müller, Martin Reichert, Eva Schad, Alexander Schwarz.
Project architects
Jamie Fobert, Mark Randel, Martin Reichert, Eva Schad.
Landscape Architect
Levin Monsigny Landschaftsarchitekten.
Exhibition design
architetto Michele de Lucchi S.r.L.
Structural engineer
Ingenieurgruppe Bauen.
Services engineer
Jaeger, Mornhinweg+Partner Ingenieurgesellschaft.
Site supervision
Lubic & Woehrlin GmbH.
Project controlling
Ernst & Young Real Estate GmbH.
Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz represented by Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung.
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Gross floor area
20,500 m².
SMB, Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects, Zentralarchiv, Ryuji Miyamoto for SMB, Ryuji Miyamoto, Candida Höfer, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2009, SPK, Jörg von Bruchhausen, Christian Richters, Johannes Kramer for BBR, Johannes Kramer, Roman März, Hélène Binet.

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield was born in London in 1953 and studied architecture at the Kingston School of Art and the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London before working at the practices of Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster.

In 1985 he founded David Chipperfield Architects, which today has over 300 staff at its offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai.

David Chipperfield has taught and held conferences in Europe and the United States and has received honorary degrees from the universities of Kingston and Kent.

He is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and an honorary fellow of both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA). In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and in 2010 he received a knighthood for services to architecture in the UK and Germany. In 2011 he received the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture and in 2013 the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association, while in 2021 he was appointed a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour in recognition of a lifetime’s work.

In 2012 he curated the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.




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