Opening, Carmen Würth Forum, Künzelsau by David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield, Harald Müller, Martin Reichert, Alexander Schwarz (Design lead)
Project Architect
Annette Flohrschütz, Christian Helfrich, Thomas Schöpf
Site supervision
Kraft + Kraft Architekten
Structural engineer.- RPB Rückert GmbH. Services engineer.- ZB Zimmermann und Becker GmbH. Building physics.- Müller-BBM GmbH. Façade consultant.- Reba Fassadentechnik AG. Landscape architect.- realgrün Landschaftsarchitekten. Project management.- Drees & Sommer AG
Competition.- 2006 – 2007. Project start.- 2011. Construction start.- 2015. Completion due.- 2017
Gross floor area
11,000 m²
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

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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