David Chipperfield (18 December 1953) is a British architect and founder of David Chipperfield Architects (1985). The award-winning firm with over 180 staff is based in London, Milan, Berlin, and Shanghai. Before founding his own practice Chipperfield has worked in offices of Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, and Douglas Stephen. Nowadays he is teaching and lecturing worldwide. In 2004, Chipperfield was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
Chipperfield is known for his minimalist approach in design with an expertise in museum construction and restoration. Some of the most well-known works include the Gridiron building at St. Pancras Square in London; the Musée des Beaux-arts in Reims, France; and the Neues Museum restoration in Berlin, winner of the 2011 Mies van der Rohe Award.