El Croquis 222 is dedicated to the recent works of British architect Sir David Chipperfield. Sir David Chipperfield founded his architecture practice in 1985 and now has offices in London, Berlin, Milan, Shanghai, and Santiago de Compostela. He has received numerous prestigious international awards, including a CBE, a knighthood for services to architecture, an appointment as a member of the UK’s Order of the Companions of Honour, and most recently, the Pritzker Prize in 2023.
The works covered in El Croquis date from 2015 to 2023 and include notable works, such as the James-Simon Galerie in Berlin (1999 -2019), the Kunsthaus in Zürich (2008-2020), the Neue Nationalgalerie refurbishment in Berlin (2012-2021), the Inagawa Cemetery chapel and visitor centre in Hyogo, Japan (2013-2017), and the Hoxton Press residential development in East London (2013-2018).
The 302-page publication features new photographs and includes a dialogue between David Chipperfield and Marina Tabassum. El Croquis