Featured architect: David Chipperfield

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Featured architect: David Chipperfield is our featured architect at the moment, having just been announced as this year's winner of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture (see our Dezeenwire story). Browse all Dezeen's stories about him in this special category.

Featured architect: David Chipperfield

Above photograph is by Martin Godwin

  • http://bit.ly/9iHDoV PHILOSOPHER

    So 2 weeks ago it was Zaha. Last week the stage took Chipperfield. (There is no need to use a full name to recognize these architects, right?)
    Chipperfield’s world is philosophical. The main characteristic of his projects (any of his projects) is depth. You have to understand the very nature of the architecture to enjoy his projects. Seeing exterior forms is not enough. You must see the spirit inside.