by Snell in Architecture on Thursday 18 October 2007

This work by the British Architect David Chipperfield is the winner of the 2007 British Stirling Prize. A ex-employee of uber-Architect, Sir Norman Foster, Chipperfield has had a difficult time gaining recognition in Britain and so he has concentrated more on international projects. Now he’s had the last laugh, taking out the prestigious British prize with this classical and confronting design for The Museum of Modern Literature at Marbach am Neckar in Germany. Naturally, this has the Brits up in arms, with much lament at why ‘their’ talent have to go elsewhere to find patrons.