The new store concept is inspired by the aesthetic of the very first Marcel Breuer designed Bally store from the 1920s. The original outlet incorporated hundreds of shoe boxes stacked along the walls, with generous seating and foot stalls placed centrally emphasising product care and customer...
The Valentino Man store in Paris is a further development of the general new store concept in the collaboration with the fashion house. Located in Saint-Honoré, the spaces are characterised by a strong articulation of walls and partitions, each expressed as solid, dense elements. The walls are...
The new Café Royal hotel occupies three historic buildings in the Grade II listed southern Quadrant block of Regent Street, just off Piccadilly Circus. The leasehold included planning and listed building consents for the refurbishment and partial redevelopment of these existing buildings, subject...
The America’s Cup Building ‘Veles e Vents’ (Sails and Winds) and the accompanying park were the social focal point for the 2007 America’s Cup – the world’s premier offshore racing competition, staged in Europe for the first time in over 150 years. The building was completed within just eleven...
Unveiled for the first time in 2012 with the opening of the renovated Valentino Flagship Store in Milano, Via Montenapoleone, the Valentino store concept is the fruit of the collaboration between the Creative Direction and David Chipperfield and is fully coherent with the Valentino worldwide...
Located in the east side of Selfridges’ Oxford Street store, the Accessories Hall spans three interconnected buildings: the Classic East Building; the proposed Somerset Street Link Building; and the SWOD (Somerset, Wigmore, Orchard and Duke Street) Building. The new Accessories Hall project is to...
DAVID CHIPPERFIELD ARCHITECTS
Since its foundation in 1985, David Chipperfield Architects has developed a diverse international body of work including cultural, residential, commercial, leisure and civic projects as well as masterplanning exercises.
Practices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai contribute to DCA’s wide range of projects and typologies.
The practice has won more than 100 international awards and citations for design excellence, including Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Royal Fine Art Commission David Chipperfield Architects (RFAC) and American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards, as well as the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2007, and the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award in 2011.
David Chipperfield received the 2011 RIBA Royal Gold Medal and the Japan Art Association’s Praemium Imperiale in 2013, in recognition of a lifetime’s work.
The reputation of the office is established by both a commitment to the collaborative aspect of creating architecture and a strong focus on refining design ideas to arrive at a solution which is architecturally, socially and intellectually coherent.