” Most architects work in studios largely divorced from academia, as if ideas, criticism and historical research were irrelevant. “


” It used to be presumed that if you weren’t at your desk working, you weren’t working, But we said, ‘Why can’t we make a workplace where casual meetings are as important as working at your desk?’ Sometimes that’s where your better creative work happens. “


” Often, architects work too hard trying to make their buildings look different. It’s like we’re actors let loose on a stage, all speaking our parts at the same time in our own private languages without an audience. “


” A building is no good if someone’s got to explain to you why it’s good. You can’t say you don’t know enough about architecture – that’s ridiculous. It’s got to work on many levels. “



All 4 David Chipperfield Quotes about Work in picture


Most architects work in studios largely divorced from academia, as if ideas, criticism and historical research were irrelevant.
It used to be presumed that if you weren
Often, architects work too hard trying to make their buildings look different. It
A building is no good if someone

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