David Chipperfield CBE, AA Dipl., RIBA, RDI, Hon.FAI, studied at Kingston School of Art and the Architectural Association in London. After graduating he worked at the practices of Douglas Stephen, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster.
David Chipperfield Architects has won over 40 national and international competitions and many international awards and citations for design excellence, including RIBA, RFAC and AIA awards, and the RIBA Stirling Prize 2007.
In 1993, David Chipperfield was awarded the Andrea Palladio Prize and in 1999 the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal. In 2004 he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to architecture. In 2006 he was appointed Royal Designer for Industry. (RDI), and in 2007 he was made an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (Hon.FAIA) and an Honorary Member of the BDA (Bund Deutscher Architekten).