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  • Antony Gormley, right, is an old client, friend and collaborator of Chipperfield
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    Men of substance

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Sculptor Antony Gormley is an old client, friend and collaborator of Chipperfield, who designed his King’s Cross studio. Here the two converse about the pull of tradition, modernism and the compulsion to create on a human scale.

  • Austere reconstruction: how the main staircase hall will look.
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    From Prussia with love

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Reassembling Berlin’s Neues Museum was always going to be a delicate negotiation with Germany’s turbulent 20th century history, but Chipperfield has done considerably more than simply replicate the past.

  • “The idea that form follows function is complete crap. Function doesn’t give you anything. Form follows purpose, form follows ideas”
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    Lone ranger

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    David Chipperfield cut his teeth in the offices of Foster and Rogers, but was forced to find his architectural voice abroad. He reflects on why it happened that way.

  • The construction site of the City of Justice by David Chipperfield
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    Law unto itself

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Soft colours and subtle siting mitigate the vastness of Barcelona’s new City of Justice – but the local jury is still out.

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    Home service

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Chipperfield’s has built very little in Britain, a situation it attributes to an unjustified reputation for being ‘difficult’. UK clients of the practice seem to agree the description is unfair.

  • Walter Menteth Architects’ Consort Housing in Peckham, south London
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    Galvanising gets glamorous

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Winner of this year’s Galvanizers Association Galvanising in Architecture award was announced this month as Walter Menteth Architects’ Consort Housing in Peckham, south London.

  • "12 years later our first bridge in Castleford, Yorkshire, finally opens on 4 July."
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    Letter from...Castleford

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Renato Benedetti reflects on what he learnt from working at Chipperfield’s.

  • Restroom – Contemporary Design
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    Editors’ selection

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    This month

  • Sunand Prasad
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    Ecotowns: quality not quantity

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Criticisms of the proposals to build up to 10 ‘ecotowns’ in England range from the eminently reasonable to the obviously nimby.

  • Grant Gibson
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    Eco-heretics unite

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Hats off to anyone who challenges the eco-fundamentalists, but don’t make sustainability a dirty word

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    Corrections

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Corrections to previous issues

  • Five volumes break up David Chipperfield Architects’ 8000m2 extension to the Anchorage Museum in Alaska.
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    Seriously cool

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Five volumes break up David Chipperfield Architects’ 8000m2 extension to the Anchorage Museum in Alaska.

  • Hugh Pearman
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    David Chipperfield

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    David Chipperfield is perhaps our best-kept architectural secret. When you look at the body of work he has produced since the mid-1980s, it is remarkable that he is not better appreciated in Britain. Being feted by one’s own profession, winning the Stirling Prize as he did last year, is not ...

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    What is a cast iron facade?

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    On London’s King’s Cross railway lands, it will be a series of patterned columns cloaking a rather special office building.

  • Pravda Tower model
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    Constructed in Britain

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    An exhibition of abstract and constructivist art, architecture and design starts in communist Russia but triumphs in its collection of British art

  • Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
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    Brief encounter

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Sir Nicholas Grimshaw is president of the Royal Academy, which has signed up David Chipperfield to design its expansion into the Victorian Pennethorne building on Burlington Gardens. Hugh Pearman asked what swung it for him.

  • Riba Journal
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    Bristol battle lines

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    I have been lying low about Bristol Harbourside but must correct some false impressions from the article ‘What’s bred in the bone’ in last month’s issue on waterfront architecture.

  • North-west cupola before restoration, showing the ravages wrought by weather and postwar plundering
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    Bare essentials

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Conservation architect Julian Harrap’s approach to the Neues Museum had the local team puzzled. He wanted them to use their formidable restoration skills, but keep the scars visible.

  • www.archnewsnow.com
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    Zoom in zoom out by ‘Avatar’

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Admit it – you’ve all Googled your own name. I know I have. But what about the subject of this month’s issue, David Chipperfield?

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    Get angry with mediocrity

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    I loved Sam Jacob’s demolition derby critique of the architectural scene (RIBAJ May 08). His summaries of Alsop and Zaha were worth the print run alone.