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Chipperfield unveils £31m Berlin apartment scheme

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[First look + project data] David Chipperfield has revealed plans for a 10,000m² luxury residential scheme in Berlin

The £31 million Palais Varnhagen project for developers Artprojekt and Baywobau features 49 apartments, three penthouses and a green central courtyard.

Planned to complete in 2016, the scheme is being constructed on a 1,700m² site at Französische Strasse in the German capital’s historic Mitte district.

A roof terrace, art installation by Christian Hoischen and a central lobby are also planned for the new eight-storey building.

David Chipperfield's Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

David Chipperfield’s Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

Project data

Architects:David Chipperfield Architects
Location:Französische Straße 56-60, Berlin-Mitte, 10117 Berlin
Type Of Project:  Residential apartments
Structural Engineers:   Jockwer Ingenieure
Project Architect: David Chipperfield Architects
Design Team:  Artprojekt Interior Design GmbH + David Chipperfield
Client:Artprojekt-Group and Bayowbau
Funding:  Tbc
Tender date:  Summer 2016
Start on site date:October 2014
Contract duration:  1 ½ years
Gross internal floor area:10,000m²
Form of contract and/or procurement:  Lot by lot
Total cost:  €39million (£31million)
M&e consultant: n/a
Quantity surveyor: Dr.-Ing. Stephan Dworok
Planning supervisor:  Artprojekt & David Chipperfield Architects
Lighting consultant:  Open
Main contractor: n/a

Selected subcontractors and suppliers:  Open

Annual co2 emissions:  Tbc

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