Innovation out of tradition
Zeit & Ort / Time & Place
Innovation and tradition, how can both aspects be combined in architecture? Christoph Felger will tell us how he deals with this duality and what it means for his office. A conversation about innovation, modernity, style and materiality, based on the many years of experience of David Chipperfield Architects Berlin.
16:45 "Doors open" + networking
17:05 impulse architect
17:15 Industry partner statement + discussion with the architect
17:40 "Breakout-Rooms" Interactive discussions with all participants
About the speakers:
Christoph Felger studied architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and product and furniture design at the Central St. Martins School of Art and Design in London after completing an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker. He has worked for David Chipperfield Architects since 1999, initially in London and since 2000 in Berlin. In 2006 Christoph became one of the directors of the Berlin office. Since 2011 he has been one of the managing directors and partner. As Design Director he is responsible for the drafting and concept development of numerous projects and competitions in Germany and abroad
responsible. These currently include the expansion of the Kunsthaus Zürich, the Elbtower in Hamburg, Morland Mixité Capitale - the restoration, redesign and addition of a former administration building in Paris, the Bötzow brewery in Berlin and the Nobel Center in Stockholm. In addition to working for David Chipperfield Architects, Christoph is a regular member of competition juries and has been a member of the Pforzheim Design Advisory Board since 2017.