The Shard : the major Renzo Piano design to be completed so far.
We carry exclusive photos on e-architect that have tracked the construction from start to finish.
At a height of 310 metres (1,020 feet) and with a total 72 occupied floors reaching skyward into a breathtaking 15 story spire, the Shard London Bridge Quarter is now the tallest building in Western Europe.
Studio di Architettura Renzo Piano - Recent Designs
LACMA Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, Los Angeles, USA
2010 image from LACMA LACMA Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion
A single-story, 45,000 square foot structure, the Resnick Pavilion is the largest purpose-built, naturally lit, open-plan museum space in the world. “We are extremely grateful to Lynda and Stewart for their extraordinary support of LACMA, which has made this great new Pavilion possible,” said CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan. “We are expecting a fantastic turnout on September 25 to honor them and to begin the celebration of this exquisite new building, which is a gift to Los Angeles and the world.”
Renzo Piano - Key Buildings
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Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing, Chicago, USA
2009 photo : Andrew Campbell Photography Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing
The 264,000-square-foot Renzo Piano-designed addition is the largest expansion in the museum's history. The Modern Wing increases the museum's size to more than a million square feet, making it the second largest art museum in the United States. The Modern Wing offers brand new galleries for the Art Institute's renowned collection of modern European painting and sculpture as well as its revelatory collection of contemporary art, including film, video, and new media.
Manhattanville redevelopment plan, Columbia University, New York, USA
2002- Renzo Piano Building Workshop with SOM picture from RPBW Columbia University Campus Plan
Master plan for the extension of Columbia University in the Harlem district, New York. A project where architecture meets city-planning and sociology, reinventing the role of campus and opening its doors to the city. The Columbia University campus has been located since 1896 on Morningside Heights, the hill next to Harlem. We are in the district that saw the birth of jazz and Martin Luther King’s social struggle, the Black Panther revolt and the films of Spike Lee.
SNFCC, Athens, Greece
- SNFCC Athens
The SNFCC, the first public-private endeavor of its kind within the Greek State, will create a new urban icon to enable both Greek citizens and global visitors to experience art, education and green space. In its creation of the SNFCC and its collaboration with Renzo Piano, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation was inspired by its strong ties to Greece, its enduring mission of enriching the lives of citizens from around the world, and its commitment to preserving the natural environment.