Quote of Note | David Chipperfield

Neues maker: Berlin’s Neues Museum, rebuilt and restored by David Chipperfield Architects in collaboration with Julian Harrap.

“There is a danger when every building has to look spectacular, to look like it is changing the world. I don’t care how a building looks if it means something, not to architects, but to the people who use it.”

David Chipperfield in the January issue of ARTnews. He will receive the Royal Gold Medal for architecture in a ceremony at the Royal Institute of Architects in London on February 10.