The Procuratie Vecchie of Venice completes its renovation by David Chipperfield

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David Chipperfield Architects, Milan, Italy.
Partners.- David Chipperfield, Giuseppe Zampieri.
Associate Director.- Cristiano Billia.
Associates.- Adolfo Berardozzi, Andrea Cocco, Carlo Zucchia.
Project Team
Simone Diego Alessi, Federica Amoruso, Thomas Benk, Corrado Bongiorno, Cecilia Bottoni, Niccolò Brussa, Teresa Cancellari, Marta Capacciola, Francesca Carino, Filippo Carcano, Francesca Carino, Carlo Federico Cattò, Fabiano Cocozza, Maria Elena Codazzi, Paolo Dell‘Elce, Stefano Goffi, Tsukasa Goto, Samuel Lodetti, Eugenio Matteazzi, Tommaso Meena, Daniel Mira García, Sofia Nobis, Brigid O’Donnell, Stefano Penazzi, Matthijs Sioen, Tiziana Staffieri, Davide Tassera, Federico Turelli, Wouter Verstraete, Maria Chiara Virgili.
Competition team
Cosmin Amato, Pietro Bagnoli, Corrado Bongiorno, Cecilia Bottoni, Filippo Carcano, Carlo Federico Cattò, Tommaso Certo, Fabiano Cocozza, Maria Elena Codazzi, Federica Corrà, Paolo Dell‘Elce, Tsukasa Goto, Nicola Guercilena, Seunggeun Jee, Chiara Lippi, Eugenio Matteazzi, Gabriele Pagani, Paolo Volpetti, Federica Zerbo.
In collaboration with David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin: Thomas Benk, Anke Fritzsch, Christopher Jonas Zero4Uno Ingegneria srl, Venice, Italy: Romeo Scarpa Franco Gazzarri Architetto, Mestre, Italy.
Project coordinator.- Generali Real Estate SpA – SGR, Artelia.
Structural and services engineer.- Arup.
Lighting consultant.- Viabizzuno.
Generali Real Estate S.p.A., Milano.
General contractor
GFA.- 5,200m². Overall area.- 11,890 m².
Competition.- September 2016–July 2017.
Planning.- July 2017–July 2019.
Completion date.- May 2019–February 2022.
Piazza San Marco 107, Venice, Italy.
Alessandra Chemollo, Richard Davies, Alberto Parise.

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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