Well-balanced composition of historical and new volumes. Jacoby Studios by David Chipperfield

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Design team
Partners.- David Chipperfield, Martin Reichert. Thomas Benk, Thea Cheret, Dirk Gschwind, Elsa Pandozi, Franziska Rusch, Diana Schaffrannek, Eva-Maria Stadelmann, Amelie Wegner.
Preparation and brief to Developed Design - Design intent details - site design supervision.- Frithjof Kahl. Concept study.- Franziska Rusch. Design lead.- Alexander Schwarz. Graphics, Visualisation.- Dalia Liksaite. Structural engineer.- Gantert + Wiemeler Ingenieurplanung, Münster. Services engineer.- Köster Planung GmbH, Münster. Building physics, Acoustics, Lighting consultant.- Hansen Ingenieure, Münster. Fire consultant.- HHP West Beratende Ingenieure GmbH, Bielefeld. Landscape architect.- Wirtz International nv, Schoten, Peter Wirtz, Jan Grauwels. Project management.- Jochem Vieren. Construction documentation.- Schilling Architekten, Cologne. Construction management.- Michael Zinnkann.
Jacoby GbR represented by Ellen Jacoby, Franz Jacoby, Yvonne Jacoby.
Gross floor area.- 12,500 m² in total, 7,200 m² above-ground.
Data set
Floors.- 2 – 3 above-ground, 1 below-ground. Height.- 11.8 m above ground. Length x width 87 x 65 m.
Project start.- 2014. Construction start.- 2017. Completion.- 2020.
Restoration.- Rochus Michnia, Königswinter. Timber windows.- Tischlerei Gehner, Osnabrück. Exposed concrete.- Läer + Rahenbrock, Georgsmarienhütte. Timber windows.- Becker 360, Medebach. Oak floorboards.- Fa. Wimmer, Töging am Inn. Office furnishings.- Vitra, Weil am Rhein, Michael Sans, Berlin. Furnishings.- Azucena, Novedrate, Italy, Michael Sans, Berlin.
Kisau 8, 33098 Paderborn, Germany.
Simon Menges, David Chipperfield Architects, Ute Zscharnt für. 

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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