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
'Attention Seeker' fined after Festival chaos
Flipping Royals fan has 'time of his life'
Corporate giant wants to be part of community
Parking issues as shoppers descend on sale
Minister unveils new helicopters at RAF Benson
Olympians join Paul Daniels for charity show
American captures Henley through the lens
'Don't build an arts centre - enlarge the Kenton'
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Hundreds turn out to discuss new school
Thousands join in with Henley Youth Festival
Olympians join Paul Daniels for charity show
Hospital builder in homes dispute
'Don't build an arts centre - enlarge the Kenton'
Shoplifter gets town's first Criminal Behaviour Order
Teenager charged after car tyres damaged
Corporate giant wants to be part of community
School mourns founding headmaster
Remembering Peter Sly
Girls excel in Tycoon in Schools competition
Shopkeeper applies to build flats above shop
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Flipping Royals fan has 'time of his life'
Swimmers wanted
Mills tees off at Henley
Power and Cook wrap up Hambleden victory
Payne nets late leveller as visitors thwarted
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