Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Knighthood for museum architect
Published 25/01/10



THE architect who designed the River and Rowing Museum in Henley has been knighted in the Queen’s 2010 New Year’s honours.

David Chipperfield’s design used green oak cladding, concrete and glass and it won him one of his many awards for work around the world.

His firm of architects has offices in London, Berlin and Milan and employs 150 staff in 15 countries.

Sir David, 56, worked for Richard Rogers and Norman Foster before establishing his own practice in 1984.

In 2000 he was one of the architects to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale of Architecture and in 2003 was made honorary member of the Florence Academy of Art and Design.


In 2004 he was appointed a CBE for services to architecture. He has taught architecture in Europe and America.

Sir David was the only British architect to be shortlisted for the commission to design Tate Modern but many of his buildings are abroad, especially in Japan, Germany and America.

He completed the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, and Central Public Library in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2005.

Published 25/01/10

MOST POPULAR
Shopkeeper apologises for 'cheeky' sign
Deck could be solution to parking shortage
Shop closes after 13 years in Henley
Tragic death ruled as misadventure
Barber who started out cutting his friends' hair
Men charged after assaulting police officers
81-year-old Henley woman arrested in connection with shooting death
House fire tackled in Nettlebed
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Rowers launch Mozambique safe water appeal
Singers raise hundreds with seventh choir festival
Millie's Dream delivers 40th defibrillator
Free cream teas courtesy of Tesco
Deck could be solution to parking shortage
Prospect of flower market at Chelsea Fringe
Legless Rowers enter record books
81-year-old Henley woman arrested in connection with shooting death
Hospital watchdog chairman unseated
Royal Berks A&E 'only for emergencies'
House fire tackled in Nettlebed
Swiss Farm wins national award
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Hawks prepare for change
Endurance race returns for second year
Vikings conquer at Abingdon
Four goals put Red Kites in seventh heaven
Tidwell at the double on his debut
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717