04.01.2021Order of the Companions of Honour

The Queen has ordered the appointment of David Chipperfield to be a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour for his services to architecture, as announced in the 2021 New Year Honours list. The order was founded in 1917 and contains a maximum of 65 members at any time, including the Sovereign. Members include those who have made a major contribution to the arts, science, medicine and government. David was knighted for services to architecture in the UK and Germany in 2010.

‘It is wonderful to receive this honour, which came as a great surprise. I am hugely flattered to be in the same company as so many people I greatly admire. I owe huge thanks to my family and to my partners and everyone in our offices for their commitment and energy, especially during these difficult times.’

David Chipperfield