David Chipperfield studied at Kingston School of Art and the Architectural Association in London. After graduating, he worked at the practices of Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers, and Norman Foster.
David Chipperfield Architects was established in 1984, and the practice currently has over 150 staff at its main offices in London, Berlin, and Milan, and representative office in Shanghai. The practice has won over 40 national and international competitions and many international awards and citations for design excellence, including RIBA, RFAC, and AIA awards.
In 1993, Mr. Chipperfield was awarded the Andrea Palladio Prize and, in 1999, the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal. 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.
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