Alexander Schwarz of David Chipperfield Architects Berlin spoke about "Finding, inventing, projecting"
Date: Thursday, 5. March 2015, 7 pm
Location: Campus Rainvilleterrasse, ground floor, Rainvilleterrasse 4, 22765 Hamburg
Partner und Design Director, David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Alexander Schwarz was born in Ludwigsburg in 1967. He studied architecture at the ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart and the University of Stuttgart, after completing an apprenticeship in violin-making. He has worked for David Chipperfield Architects since 1996, initially in London and since 1998 in Berlin. In 2006 he became a managing director and in 2011 a partner in the Berlin office. As design director, he is responsible for the design of numerous projects and competitions, including the Neues Museum and the James Simon Gallery on Berlin’s Museum Island, the Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach and the Museum Folkwang in Essen. Alexander Schwarz has furthermore held a number of academic teaching positions, including a visiting professorship at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.