250th anniversary of the Royal Academy in London. A renovation by David Chipperfield

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Architects
David Chipperfield Architects
Collaborators
Acoustics.- Sound Space Vision. Building service engineers and specialist services.- Arup. Collection display design studio.- Adrien Gardère. Collection display graphics.- LucienneRoberts+. Collection display installation.- Momart. Collection gallery fit out.- MER Services. Collection large paintings conservation.- Bush & Berry Conservation Studio. Collection sculpture conservation.- Taylor Pearce Restoration Services. Conservation architects.- Julian Harrap Architects. Cost management.- Gardiner and Theobold. Display cases.- Goppion. Landscaping: Wirtz International Landscape Architects. Leather design.- Bill Amberg Studio. Project management.- Buro Four. Structural engineer.- Alan Baxter.
Contractor
John Sisk & Son
Cost
£56 million - €64 million
Area
25,000 m²
Dates
2008–2018

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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