« Beyond the Motor City | Main | MLibrary Photo Contest - Favorite Spot on Campus »

February 15, 2010

Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano at UNESCO Laboratory Workshop, Genoa, Italy
Image by G. Berngo Gardin, courtesy Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Source: AAEL Digital Images

Renzo Piano is a world renowned Italian architect and recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Kyoto Prize and the Sonning Prize. In 1981, Piano founded the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, employing hundred people with offices in Paris, Genoa, and New York. Renzo Piano's principal work includes more than 40 world-famous projects, as museums, galleries, churches, music parks, institutes and national centers, shopping centers, bridges, reconstructions of squares, and airports.

Imageworks has several DVDs about Renzo Piano's work, including Renzo Piano: piece by piece, Renzo Piano: work in progress and New York Times building and The Shard.

Posted by verdiyan at February 15, 2010 12:00 PM


Login to leave a comment. Create a new account.