Founded in 1985, David Chipperfield Architects has an international reputation for expertise in design process and for the enduring quality of its projects. Comprising five independent offices in London, Berlin, Milan, Shanghai and Santiago de Compostela, each one is embedded in its local context while united globally by common architectural ambitions.
David Chipperfield Architects’ approach is grounded in a concern for the social and environmental sustainability of the built environment and its role in our collective quality of life. Rather than fixed formal ideas, the practice's work is unified by its focus on the quality of process and discourse, and an ability to establish an environment through which a robust design can emerge.
The practice has received over 100 awards for design excellence including the RIBA Stirling Prize and EU Mies Award. David Chipperfield was the 2023 Pritzker Prize laureate, an award widely regarded as architecture’s highest honour.