Contributor: Victoria Jessen-Pike
Victoria Jessen-Pike, Director, David Chipperfield Architects
With a background in furniture design, Victoria Jessen- Pike has 16 years' experience working in London, New York and Singapore. She worked at Foster and Partners and Heah and Co before joining David Chipperfield Architects in 1995, becoming an associate in 1996, senior associate in 1998 and director in 2002.
Established in 1984, the practice has over 150 staff from 15 countries, with offices in London, Berlin and Milan, and a representative office in Shanghai.
David Chipperfield's understated, thoughtful brand of modernism offers a welcome antidote to headline-grabbing designs. Ultimately, it is all about producing enjoyable rather than...