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Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano is an Italian architect renowned for his innovative and sustainable designs. With a career spanning several decades, he has made significant contributions to the field of architecture, particularly in the areas of cultural institutions, museums, and high-rise buildings.

Piano is known for his attention to context, his use of natural light, and his incorporation of cutting-edge technology into his designs. He was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1998 for his significant contributions to architecture, and he continues to design and build around the world. Some of his notable projects include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, The Shard in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland.

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Renzo Piano
  • Inside Renzo Piano Building Workshop - Trailer

    "Creativity is a miracle that exists only when you know how to share it. Our studio is a special place, where this miracle happens every day". - Renzo Piano

    Given access, for several months, to one of the most important architectural firms in the world.

    What happens inside the Renzo Piano Buil...

  • GES-2

    In 2014, V–A–C Foundation acquired the 20,000 sq. m former power plant, GES-2 in the center of Moscow right in front of the Kremlin, tasking the Renzo Piano Building Workshop with its transformation into a cultural institution.

    Over the next five years, the cameras followed the construction work...

  • Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light

    Architect Renzo Piano and Director Carlos Saura discuss their view on the relationship between architecture and cinema and show us the magic surrounding the Centro Botín in Cantabria, Spain. This gigantic building as imagined by Renzo Piano is a building that through time, will modify the soul of...

  • The Power of the Archive: Renzo Piano

    The film delves into the archive of the Renzo Piano Foundation and the Studio. Drafts, sketches, models, renderings, drawings are all housed in 3,000sqm of a converted factory in Genoa, which reflects the identity of the Architect and his way of thinking and working. A place of experimentation, t...

  • Two Museums

    Two museums compared: The Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel, which Samuel Bickels (1909-1975) built in 1948, and The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, built by Renzo Piano (*1937) 1986. The method of natural lighting in Bickels’s construction was the direct model for Piano, who adopted for his c...