Archinect - News 2014-10-30T10:51:45-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/110890667/editor-s-picks-388 Editor's Picks #388 Nam Henderson 2014-10-10T12:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T13:13:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cr/cr5e5c8nitt3jh00.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;continued her <strong>Material Witness</strong>. In <strong>#5</strong> she analyzed "<em>Wings of Desire</em>", "<em>Billy Elliot</em>"&nbsp;and "<em>In the Mood for Love</em>", for lessons about <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/110346994/material-witness-5-cultural-gerrymandering" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cultural Gerrymandering</a>.&nbsp;<strong>Olaf Design Ninja_ </strong>is appreciative "<em>See Julia Ingalis quote above...there is more beer in the fridge...Enjoying this Feature!</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xo/xo4q2etlseoz50z3.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;launched a <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/109656462/architecture-of-the-anthropocene-part-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">column</a> which "<em>will serve to highlight architectures in the Anthropocene that choose the latter. Moreover, it will explore ways in which the Anthropocene thesis changes notions of architecture</em>".</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k0/k0wqcbomn2eodqev.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110262611/architectural-history-in-tiny-tokyo-capsules" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Agence France-Presse spoke with Masato Abe</a>, founder of the Save Nakagin Capsule Tower Project.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/alex" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Walter</a>&nbsp;pointed out "<em>You can even spend a night in a capsule thanks to Airbnb....</em><em><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1305889" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> or <a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1860409" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a></em>".</p><p><a href="http://ziauddinsardar.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ziauddin Sardar</a> bemoaned <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110235274/has-mecca-been-robbed-of-its-history" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Destruction of Mecca</a>.&nbsp;<strong>EKE</strong> confirmed "<em>I visited the kingdom in 2000, and spent time in Riyadh, Jeddah and Mecca. &nbsp;Yes, they are being robbed of their history, and they are doing it to themselves. ..erasing so much of the local vernacular</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d1/d1jflur4k6cp2z72.jpg"></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/tylerhopf/status/517342193086775296" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tyler...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98055102/editor-s-picks-363 Editor's Picks #363 Nam Henderson 2014-04-15T00:03:00-04:00 >2014-04-18T10:58:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ch/chb84zpu2lud9je5.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;published <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/97664287/interview-jos-oubrerie" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">an interview with Jos&eacute; Oubrerie</a>, who he met in February at the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, and later drove with to the Schindler House on Kings Road.&nbsp;Queried about the current state of architectural education Oubrerie, claims</p><p>"<em>The job they do is even bigger problem because 95% what Americans build is not architecture. Nothing historic, they are big but they are not architecture</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vy/vya5k0x604t612ir.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/evanchakroff" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Evan Chakroff</a>&nbsp;commented "<em>It's interesting that Jose mentions the French Cultural Center in Damascus. I've tried to find documentation of the project for years, without much luck. Jose includes a few faded slides in his lectures from time to time, but it remains a bit of a mystery.....</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4v/4vxa52gz9uq0w79q.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/phokaides" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Petros Phokaides</a>, Loukas Triantis and Iris Polyzos penned an editorial <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/97029910/op-ed-response-to-screen-print-6-monu-s-greater-urbanism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Response to Screen/Print #6, MONU's "Greater Urbanism"</a>.</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3j/3jakq8hhbc6pdsj6.jpg"></p><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97490472/frank-gehry-unveils-plans-for-his-first-buildings-in-england" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Guardian unveiled</a> plans for Frank Gehry&rsquo;s first buildings in England.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;couldn&rsquo;t help wondering "<em>From what I see, they are proposing to build a ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97640101/david-chipperfield-wins-nobel-center-architectural-competition David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition Justine Testado 2014-04-09T12:52:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gipeb1duwlarpgk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3821/david-chipperfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield</a>'s "Nobelhuset" is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83368103/eleven-renowned-architects-present-proposals-for-stockholm-s-future-nobel-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">11 famous architects who submitted proposals</a> for the future Nobel Center.</p><p>In <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86609006/nobel-center-competition-shortlists-three-teams-to-move-onto-stage-two" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the second stage</a>, the competition narrowed down to three proposals from: Johan Celsing - Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor (Sweden); Gert Wing&aring;rdh - Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor (Sweden); and of course, David Chipperfield and Christoph Felger - David Chipperfield Architects Berlin (Germany).</p><p>The Nobel Center will be built to become an architectural representation of the Nobel Prize and serve as a space to promote the Prize's ideals of forward thinking and innovation.</p><p>Here's more detail into the winning design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1kxi3gm40lem8lv.jpg"></p><p>"According to the statement of the jury, the proposed building has an elegant, timeless and attractive external appearance with a clear identity of its own. The revised fa&ccedil;ade design, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass, has a l...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95277782/a-mexican-showcase-for-ambition A Mexican Showcase for Ambition Nam Henderson 2014-03-10T14:58:00-04:00 >2014-03-11T12:30:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dq/dqcjgbpdmyd0kibi.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designed by the British architect David Chipperfield, the three-story building is a plain, compact block of light travertine, unornamented apart from a saw-tooth crest on top. It&rsquo;s a no-nonsense, no-ego structure that seems to look inward rather than outward.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Holland Cotter reviews the new&nbsp;Museo Jumex, a contemporary art museum in Mexico City sponsored by the art patron Eugenio L&oacute;pez Alonso. Built adjacent to the more formally -adventurous Museo Soumaya, she judges that the architectural design and inaugural exhibitions point to "<em>a calculated effort by the museum to set itself apart, to baffle expectations</em>".</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94441681/london-crystal-palace-shortlist-boasts-six-of-the-uk-s-top-architects London Crystal Palace shortlist boasts six of the UK’s top architects Alexander Walter 2014-02-26T20:27:00-05:00 >2014-03-03T22:12:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yqlu3r1ppxw60i4w.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London's iconic Crystal Palace just moved one step closer to its magnificent resurrection with the announcement of six shortlisted design teams, all vying to rebuild The Crystal Palace and the surrounding public park as a major landmark.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The list of selected architects to move on to the next competition stage reads like a who's who in British architecture:</p><ul><li>David Chipperfield Architects</li><li>Grimshaw</li><li>Haworth Tompkins Architects</li><li>Marks Barfield Architects</li><li>Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners</li><li>Zaha Hadid Architects with Anish Kapoor</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/86609006/nobel-center-competition-shortlists-three-teams-to-move-on-to-stage-two Nobel Center competition shortlists three teams to move on to stage two Justine Testado 2013-11-15T15:22:00-05:00 >2013-11-15T17:25:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xq/xqavfiml60qpuz0i.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three proposals have been chosen to move to the second stage of the architecture competition for the Nobel Center, the new Nobel Prize headquarters in Stockholm. In case you missed our previous post, 11 big-name architects submitted designs under anonymity &mdash; and we asked if you could guess who designed what!</p></em><br /><br /><p> The three shortlisted firms are:</p> <ul><li> A P(a)lace to Enjoy &ndash; Wing&aring;rdh Arkitektkontor, Sweden</li> <li> A Room and a Half &ndash; Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor, Sweden</li> <li> Nobelhuset &ndash; David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin, Germany</li> </ul><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83368103/eleven-renowned-architects-present-proposals-for-stockholm-s-future-nobel-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eleven renowned architects present proposals for Stockholm&rsquo;s future Nobel Center</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2v/2v1jiplnipybul7d.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; A P(a)lace to enjoy by Wing&aring;rdh Arkitektkontor. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bx/bxmm3vhn5tqrgfeb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; A P(a)lace to enjoy by Wing&aring;rdh Arkitektkontor. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1v5xev3bfozm5z7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; A Room and a Half &ndash; Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m2/m2652xvnpnajfli5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; A Room and a Half &ndash; Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/99/99212o6pngaj14me.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; A Room and a Half &ndash; Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v360zua0ts3h2oju.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Nobelhuset &ndash; David Chipperfield Architects. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/94/94rlx9kfv3pe8019.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Nobelhuset &ndash; David Chipperfield Architects. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z2/z2b1nfx389z5w5lx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Nobelhuset &ndash; David Chipperfield Architects. Photo &copy; Nobelhuset AB</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/82080829/david-chipperfield-receives-praemium-imperiale-award-in-architecture David Chipperfield receives Praemium Imperiale Award in architecture Justine Testado 2013-09-17T20:28:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T20:36:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fx/fxq5s4wjaczwvn68.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>British architect David Chipperfield has been named as one of the five laureates in the Praemium Imperiale Awards for 2013. The announcement was made on Sept. 17 in Rome, New York, London, Berlin, Paris and Tokyo.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/61855412/live-chat-with-david-chipperfield-as-la-biennale-di-venezia-closes Live chat with David Chipperfield as La Biennale di Venezia closes Alexander Walter 2012-11-21T13:30:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:08:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ib52gvaow3cpjijc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On the occasion of the quickly approaching closing weekend of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition Common Ground at La Biennale di Venezia, the online community gets the chance to talk interactively in a live chat with David Chipperfield, curator of the exhibition.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The live stream starts at 6pm (Central European Time) on Friday, November 23rd and can be accessed at <a href="http://biennalearchitettura.telecomitalia.com" target="_blank">biennalearchitettura.telecomitalia.com</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58021656/david-chipperfield-deplores-the-impotence-of-contemporary-architecture-at-the-london-design-festival David Chipperfield Deplores the “Impotence” of Contemporary Architecture at the London Design Festival Archinect 2012-09-25T18:30:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T02:32:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2l/2lggcnao5zhd0tw9.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chipperfield lamented how architects have resorted to designing bars, cafes, restaurants, and interiors and criticized the propagation of the discipline as fodder for the &ldquo;lifestyle pages&rdquo; in popular media. To him, the role of architecture and design is diminishing into nothing more than an &ldquo;anesthetic&rdquo; and a &ldquo;palliative&rdquo; in a larger economic crisis, rather than stepping up as a means to address serious socioeconomic problems: &ldquo;I feel more and more impotent in really doing things..."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/57961896/inside-the-homes-of-david-chipperfield-rod-sheard-and-sheila-o-donnell-and-john-tuomey Inside the homes of David Chipperfield, Rod Sheard and Sheila O'Donnell, and John Tuomey Archinect 2012-09-24T21:03:00-04:00 >2012-09-25T18:34:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/dac7c47e7ba6db55229efb1d7ceb9821.jpg" width="220" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>They are happy to lay down the law on what makes a good stadium, tower block or concert hall, but do architects practise what they preach when it comes to their own homes? We go through the keyhole to meet three nominees for the hotly contested RIBA Stirling prize</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/56841138/chipperfield-counters-prix-s-venice-biennale-criticism Chipperfield counters Prix's Venice Biennale criticism Archinect 2012-09-07T17:37:00-04:00 >2012-09-12T19:38:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/44/441cfa50f9f3a212c33e12fc330d856a.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a letter titled &lsquo;Kicking against the Prix&rsquo;, the RIBA gold medallist claimed the Coop Himmelb(l)au founder had failed to attend the biennale despite issuing a critical press release last week describing it as &lsquo;banal&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>David Chipperfield&rsquo;s full letter</strong></p> <p> I am disappointed that our British architectural press should give so much coverage to the destructive opinions of a Viennese architect about the Biennale, even though he hadn&rsquo;t even visited Venice.</p> <p> My concerns are not about the criticism, which I didn&rsquo;t understand, but that this statement and the ensuing &lsquo;controversy&rsquo; stimulated by its publication reinforce the negative attitudes of our architectural culture. Wolf Prix demonstrates no interest in the position of others and only imagines that architecture can conform to his own priorities and preconceptions.</p> <p> This year&rsquo;s Biennale, with all its weaknesses and mistakes, was above all conceived and realised in a spirit of generosity, optimistically proposing that there is an architectural culture bound together by shared intentions, influences and disappointments and that even the most celebrated protagonists of our profession are capable of engaging in such a dialogue.</p> <p> When I began to formulat...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56243314/wolf-prix-attacks-chipperfield-s-banal-venice-biennale Wolf Prix attacks Chipperfield's 'banal' Venice Biennale job job 2012-08-29T21:14:00-04:00 >2012-12-19T15:04:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rw/rwvcdj7h5hxswhfh.jpg" width="200" height="181" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Labelling the festival an &lsquo;expensive dance of death&rsquo;, the Coop Himmelb(l)au-founder went on to claim a &lsquo;great&rsquo; biennale would have featured forums and themes looking &lsquo;behind the scenes&rsquo; at decision-making &lsquo;instead of boring exhibitions&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Better source at Building Design, but their need for registration denies access to many.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/44871471/menil-collection-plans-new-building-for-drawing-institute-four-architecture-firms-named-as-finalists Menil Collection plans new building for Drawing Institute; four architecture firms named as finalists Archinect 2012-04-13T15:47:00-04:00 >2012-04-16T20:39:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qj/qj8y5q82lgfezuid.jpg" width="514" height="391" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Four finalists have emerged from the Menil Collection's extensive international search to select an architect to design its Menil Drawing Institute (MDI), the first major project to be built as a part of the museum's long-range master plan.</p></em><br /><br /><p> After several years of site visits, careful research and thoughtful interviews, the Menil's architecture selection committee has announced a short list of long-established and newly-emerging architectural firms:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Tatiana Bilbao</strong> &mdash; up-and-coming Mexico City architect with a number of high-profile projects under her belt, including a building co-designed with artist Gabriel Orozco</li> <li> <strong>David Chipperfield Architects</strong> &mdash; renowned London-based firm behind the Menil's 2009 master plan as well as the stunning Figge Art Museum in Iowa</li> <li> <strong>Johnston Marklee</strong> &mdash; design duo from Los Angeles known for its ultramodern nods to architectural history</li> <li> <strong>SANAA</strong> &mdash; Tokyo-based designers behind the Toledo Museum of Art's Glass Pavilion and winners of the 2010 Pritzker Prize<br> &nbsp;</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/43830642/david-chipperfield-to-renovate-berlin-s-neue-nationalgalerie David Chipperfield to Renovate Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie Archinect 2012-04-04T15:30:00-04:00 >2012-04-04T18:31:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/59c725a448898e758c70e1a3f439688a.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The British architect David Chipperfield will oversee a major renovation of Berlin&rsquo;s Neue Nationalgalerie, a concrete, steel and glass landmark at Potsdamer Platz completed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1968. Chipperfield has worked extensively in Berlin, finishing work on the war-ravaged Neues Museum on the Museum Island complex in 2009.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/27010091/david-chipperfield-to-curate-2012-venice-biennale David Chipperfield to curate 2012 Venice Biennale Archinect 2011-11-10T18:29:00-05:00 >2012-08-27T18:03:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/7966f2db19c2f3c45240c59db2939fd8.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When his appointment is officially announced, the British architect &ndash; renowned for his cool, clear almost chaste designs, most notably his recent Turner Contemporary in Margate and the Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire &ndash; will have just eight months to come up with a theme for two huge group shows: one in the former rope works of the Arsenale; the other in the nearby Giardini.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/171933/venice-biennale-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more Archinect News posts related to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/26287989/chipperfield-talks-architectural-balance Chipperfield talks architectural balance Archinect 2011-11-04T13:11:37-04:00 >2011-11-11T05:13:51-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/72/723654425a1ebe0e0ca5faaa2b370a62.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"It was a shock to come out [of graduate school] and realize [modern architects] were a public enemy,&rdquo; Chipperfield said. This &ldquo;hostile public opinion,&rdquo; he said, was the result of poor work by the previous generation of architects, whose bad reputation became projected onto Chipperfield and his contemporaries. Furthermore, the damage to England&rsquo;s monuments and other edifices caused in World War II contributed to the public&rsquo;s grim outlook on architecture, he added.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/9004055/no-shades-of-grey-in-this-bold-vision No shades of grey in this bold vision Paul Petrunia 2011-06-06T18:50:26-04:00 >2011-06-06T18:50:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/63/6341a08a5345f2db7130d4198db783c4.jpg" width="514" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chipperfield... says creating the gallery was like &ldquo;a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle&rdquo; and there&rsquo;s certainly a lot of geometry involved. More important, though, there&rsquo;s an uplifting sense of space, height and &ndash; exactly what you don&rsquo;t expect from the exterior &ndash; light. The rooms are flooded with light reflected off white walls, from skylights and from floor-to-ceiling windows that counterpoint the sculptures with the urban reality of Wakefield outside.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/2555533/chipperfield-s-neues-museum-renovation-snags-mies-van-der-rohe-award Chipperfield's Neues Museum renovation snags Mies van der Rohe award J. James R. 2011-04-11T18:26:50-04:00 >2011-05-02T14:42:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ewe5b5tgo2ltlcz.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>David Chipperfield&rsquo;s revamp of the Neues Museum in Berlin has won the 2011 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture &ndash; the Mies van der Rohe Award.</p></em><br /><br /><p> BDonline broke the news that architect David Chipperfield has received the Mies van der Rohe award for his working on the restoration of the Neues Museum in Berlin: a cash prize of 60,000&euro;. The 2011 jury included Mohsen Mostafavi, Ole Bouman, Annette Gigon, Yvonne Farrell, Zhu Pei and Tarald Lundevall.<br><br> "The rebuilding of the Neues Museum is an extraordinary achievement. Rarely have an architect and client succeeded in undertaking a work of such historic importance and complexity; especially one that involves both preservation and new building. The project raises and addresses many aesthetic, ethical, and technical issues. It is an exemplary demonstration of what collaboration can achieve in the context of contemporary European architectural practice." --Mohsen Mostafavi<br><br> Previous winners of the awards include Norwegian National Opera &amp; Ballet by SN&Oslash;HETTA, Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y Le&oacute;n by Mansilla+Tu&ntilde;&oacute;n Arquitectos and Netherlands Embassy Berlin by Rem Koolhaas and El...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65680/stirling-prize-winner Stirling Prize Winner Ananth 2007-10-06T21:46:00-04:00 >2012-10-13T17:38:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sh/sh4cczm1d6nhv8iz.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Seems like Foster's prot&eacute;g&eacute; beat him to the Stirling Prize. <a href="http://www.architecture.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield takes the 2007 award</a></p>