David Chipperfield has been knighted for services to architecture in the UK and Germany in the 2010 New Year Honours List
The architect, who designed the Stirling prize-winning Museum of Modern Literature in Germany’s Marbach am Neckar, the reconstructed Neues Museum in Berlin and the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, was one of many construction professionals to make the list.
Others included Chris Bolt, chair of the Office of Rail Regulation, who was awarded a Companion of the Order of the Bath, and George Ferguson, former president of the RIBA, who received a CBE for services to architecture and the community in the South-west. Martin Harman, partner in law firm Pinsent Masons, was also awarded a CBE.
An OBE was awarded to John Anderson, who has led the renewal project for the St Martin in the Fields church in London’s Trafalgar Square. Also receiving the honour was Gareth Hoskins, for services to architecture.
Among those receiving OBEs were Richard Kitson, former chief executive of the Aster Group, Michael Donnelly, chief executive of Habinteg Housing Association, and Ghulam Rasul Shahzad, for services to social housing and the Rochdale community.