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David Chipperfield - Architecture and the Strength of Limits

  1. The Hepworth, Wakefield, photo Alessandro Milani
  2. Installation view, Design Museum, photo Luke Hayes
  3. Museum of Modern Literature, Germany, photo Christian Richters
  4. Installation view, Design Museum, photo Luke Hayes
  5. America's Cup Building, Valencia, photo Christian Richters
  6. Neues Museum, Museum Island, Berlin, photo David Chipperfield Architects

21 October 2009 – 31 January 2010

"A cerebral blockbuster" Wallpaper*

"Assured, serious and impressive" Riba Journal

With a style that is restrained, quiet and thoughtful, David Chipperfield is of one of Britain’s leading architects. He has a huge international reputation and completed buildings in China, Japan, Italy, USA, Spain and Germany. Chipperfield produces subtle and sophisticated buildings, from museums to homes, with an acute sensitivity for materials and a powerful awareness of their environment.

This comprehensive overview will look at key moments in his development as well as at major recent projects including the Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach, Germany, the America’s Cup Building in Valencia, Spain, the newly completed Neues Museum in Berlin and the Hepworth Museum in Wakefield, Yorkshire.

Touring Exhibition
David Chipperfield Architects - Form Matters was on tour at Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, A Coruña, Spain, from 25 February - 30 May 2010.

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