|The First Art Newspaper on the Net
||Established in 1996
|| Tuesday, September 27, 2016
|Architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE to Receive the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture|
British architect David Chipperfield in the Apollo hall during the topping-out ceremony of the New Museum in Berlin. EPA/RAINER JENSEN.
LONDON.- The internationally-acclaimed British architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE has been named as the recipient of one of the worlds most prestigious architecture prizes, the Royal Gold Medal.
David Chipperfields practice has won over 50 national and international competitions and many international awards and citations for design excellence, including the RIBA Stirling Prize 2007 for the Museum of Modern Literature, Marbach am Neckar in Germany. His practices Neues Museum project in Berlin, in partnership with Julian Harrap, was shortlisted for the 2010 RIBA Stirling Prize.
Given in recognition of a lifetimes work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty the Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence 'either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture'.
Speaking today David Chipperfield said of the honour: 'I am overwhelmed by the decision of the RIBA to award me the 2011 Royal Gold Medal and to join a list that includes so many great architects and personal heroes. I hope that my career will justify this great honour and that I can fulfil the expectations that this award bestows on me. I share this award with my colleagues and family without whom such a personal achievement would have been well out of reach.'
RIBA President Ruth Reed, who chaired the Honours Committee which selected the Royal Gold medal winner said: 'The Royal Gold Medal is a highly prestigious award and in David Chipperfield we have an exceptional recipient. David is one of the worlds greatest architects with a portfolio of work that is international in influence. His architecture is one of calm rational elegance, he is a craftsman of delightful spaces and beautiful detailed buildings, and has carved out a career which is an inspiration to anyone seeking to work outside the boundaries of their home country. I will be delighted to present him with the Royal Gold Medal.'
David Chipperfield will be presented with the Royal Gold Medal on 10 February 2011 at a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, during which the 2011 RIBA International and Honorary Fellowships will also be presented.
This years RIBA Honours Committee was chaired by RIBA President, Ruth Reed with architects Edward Cullinan, Eva Jiricna and Chris Wilkinson, engineer Max Fordham and client Laura Lee. Sir David Chipperfield was nominated by Deborah Saunt, David Adjaye and Ruth Reed.
Sir David Chipperfield CBE, RA, RDI, RIBA
David Chipperfield was born in 1953 in London. He 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 established David Chipperfield Architects in 1984 and the practice currently has over 180 staff at its offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai. The practice has won over 50 national and international competitions and many international awards and citations for design excellence, including RIBA, RFAC and AIA awards and the RIBA Stirling Prize 2007.
In 1993 David Chipperfield was awarded the Andrea Palladio Prize and in 1999, the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal. In 2004 he was made an Honorary Member of the Florence Academy of Art and Design, and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to architecture. He was appointed Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) in 2006, and in 2007 he was made an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and an Honorary Member of the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA). He was elected a Royal Academician (RA) in 2008and awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University. In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany the highest tribute that can be paid to individuals for service to the nation and in the UK New Year Honours 2010 was named Knight Bachelor for services to architecture in the UK and Germany.
David Chipperfield has taught and lectured worldwide.
October 8, 2010
The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting from the Stadel Museum at the Guggenheim
Major Exhibition of the Work of Anselm Kiefer at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Architect Sir David Chipperfield CBE to Receive the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
Leading Figure of American Pop Art, Tom Wesselmann, at Haunch of Venison in London
LACMA Welcomes Nearly 40,000 to Celebrate Opening of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion
The Hand of God? Strange Phenomenon at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery
Exceptional Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art to Captivate Collectors this Fall
Baseball Legend, Yogi Berra, Adds Space to His Museum and Learning Center
London's Savoy Hotel, the "Palace by the Thames", to Reopen after $350 Million Facelift
Brooklyn-Based Artist Fred Tomaselli Has Solo Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum
The Crosby Garrett Helmet, Found by a Metal Detectorist, Sells for $3.6 Million at Christie's
Important Works by Andy Warhol from the Shapazian Collection Go to the Huntington
Two Outstanding Beach Scenes by Sorolla are the Highlights of Sotheby's 19th Century European Paintings Sale
Swedish Museum Unaware of Theft of Munch Painting
First NYC Museum Exhibition on the Tradition of Spanish Draftsmanship Opens at the Frick Collection
Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris Exhibition by Larry Clark Barred to Minors
European Auction Record for an Allosauraus Dinosaur, the T-Rex of the Jurassic Period
Qing Dynasty Vase Smashes World Record in Glowing China Art Sales at Sotheby's
Christie's Announces Sale of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, Autumn 2010
Tracey Emin Work to Be Auctioned during Frieze in Aid of Margates Turner Contemporary
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Claims Painting is by Rembrandt Not His Pupil
First Major United Kingdom Exhibition by Swedish Artist Klara Lidén at Serpentine Gallery
Major Exhibition Explores the Mastery of Moshe Safdie and a Lifetime of Architectural Achievements
MoMA Appoints Laura Hoptman as Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture
Controversial Artwork won't Be Returned to Display
Turning a New Leaf, Jerry Hall to Shed Her Art Collection Next Week at Sotheby's
15th Art Forum Berlin Opens the Autumn Season of the European Art Shows
$250,000 First-Place Prize Goes to Grand Rapids , Michigan Artist Chris LaPorte
Gold and Gem Encrusted Tiger Head from Throne of Tipu Sultan Sells for £434,400 at Bonhams
Most Popular Last Seven Days
1.- Stone Age mummy Oetzi still revealing secrets, 25 years on
2.- Tunisian remains found by British researchers prove 100,000-year human presence
3.- Rembrandt's four earliest paintings reunited for the first time at the Ashmolean
4.- Baltimore Museum of Art is one of only two major U.S. museums to feature an installation by transgender artists
5.- Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old human skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck
6.- Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture
7.- Rich London residents angry over Tate Modern voyeurs
8.- V&A Museum chief quits to fight nationalism post-Brexit
9.- Exhibition in Turin celebrates the most important family of Flemish artists
10.- Pointillism is now the focus of a high-calibre exhibition at the Albertina in Vienna
Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .
|Royalville Communications, Inc|
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.