Established in 1985, David Chipperfield Architects has an international reputation for expertise in design process and for the enduring quality of its projects. Working across the private and public sectors, the practice’s diverse portfolio includes celebrated cultural, residential, educational, commercial and civic projects. The practice’s approach is grounded in a concern for the social and environmental impact of the built environment on our collective quality of life.

David Chipperfield Architects comprises five offices in London, Berlin, Milan, Shanghai and Santiago de Compostela, each one embedded in their local context while united globally by common architectural ambitions. This family of studios is complemented by DC Design and Fundación RIA – a non-profit research initiative based in Galicia – which expand the scale of architectural practice from the details of product design to strategies of territorial masterplanning. Together, the practice’s international community of staff exchange skills, knowledge and experience to inform the design of projects.

David Chipperfield Architects has won more than 100 international awards and citations for design excellence, including the RIBA Stirling Prize for The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach, Germany, and both the Mies van der Rohe Award (European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture) and the Deutscher Architekturpreis for the Neues Museum in Berlin.