Am Kupfergraben 10, Germany, Gallery – design by David Chipperfield Architects – Museum Island, photos, German project, Berlin building, Am Kupfergraben The four-storey gallery building is located on the Kupfergraben canal, a remarkable site overlooking the Lustgarten and Berlin’s Museum Island. The Am Kupfergraben 10 gallery overlooks the Museum Island in Berlin. The city’s typical block opens up into a white cube filled with art.

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Two votes for hideous. To be blunt, Chipperfield is a pretentious pasticheur of infinitely superior predecessors, particularly Louis Kahn. Chipperfield respects that with no lack of originality: While solid, age-resistant materials characterise the exterior, the interior is defined by daylight and proportion.

All kupfeggraben are thought in order to chip in this sense of simple linearity. Wonder what you will all make of what Chipperfield has designed for us in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Spaces are organized in 5. More by David Chipperfield Architects. Chipperfield has an office here in Berlin, by the way. Skip to content Open Menu architectureinberlin.

But the unconventional brick finish has a great texture that you only notice up close. We prefer you log in when posting a comment.

Site plan Kupfergraben 10 David Chipperfield Architects. D – Berlin. Previous Post Critical of Reconstruction. As an urban infill, the building is of a height that is consistent with both of its neighbours while developing its own sculptural language.


The interior is defined by daylight and pure lines, with solid materials characterizing the exterior. Was here Favorites Mi Guide. As kupfergrabeen works of art and installations need specific lights and atmosphere, spaces are smartly adaptable.

The most notable other completed project is some apartments he did overlooking a small park area round the back of Potsdamerplatz behind the Sony Centre.

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Am Kupfergraben 10 Gallery | David Chipperfield

I have pictures of The Hepworth Wakefield on my blog, a new major art gallery and museum due to open in September As an urban repair, the new building occupies the footprint of the preceding building destroyed in the warwhile at the same time developing a sculptural quality. Email Address never made public. Kuprergraben exposition space projects. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Large windows and brick courses with no visible expansion joints make the building develop its own sculptural image.

But I need to get some more information on the non-visual side of the building, like floorplans and construction etc. Dunno what school of architecture some of you lot whent to, but clearly quite a crap one. I went to visit it and it kupfsrgraben good. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.

Throughout the 4 storeys the floor plan varies depending on the formation of the volume and the window openings. His kupfeergraben does seem to divide people even before it is completed. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Am Kupfergraben 10 gallery is located on the Kupfergraben canal, overlooking the Lustgarten and the Museum Island.


Placed in a strategic corner position, that occupies the footprint of a pre-existing building destroyed during the war, the contemporary building reacts to its immediate historic context, referencing the past without replicating it.

It occupies the footprint of a building destroyed in World War II. KMS Beratungs- und Planungsgesellschaft. Notify me of new posts via email. Presumably the fact that the Germans have no royal family, and cannot agree on what to put in the building, are issues that can kulfergraben addressed, well, some other time.

David Chipperfield Architects – Gallery building Am Kupfergraben

It doesnt look great, given. The kupfegrraben interior ceiling heights and spaces they cover are perfectly formed to give this building a reverential atmosphere. My own brief post and images here. You are commenting using your WordPress. I’m studying this building for a part of my university course. I have been kupfregraben and seen it first hand.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Notify me of new comments via email. It somehow forces you to be unusually quite.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Creating such a seemingly simple building whilst instilling so much warmth and life is incredibly difficult.