Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Structural Light: The New Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell
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Structural Light: The New Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell

Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Arup join forces to create a contemporary... More

Esto Gallery: Construction of the New Whitney
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Esto Gallery: Construction of the New Whitney

Photographer Jeff Goldberg documents the Renzo Piano-designed museum as it takes... More

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Painting With Light

Renzo Piano's Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago provides a luminous setting to celebrate art More

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New York Times

When the New York Times chose Renzo Piano Building Workshop's soaring glass and ceramic rod design in a limited competition for its Manhattan headquarters, it was looking to represent the fabled “gray lady” as a cutting-edge 21st century information organization, through both literal and metaphoric transparency. More

Art Plus Light
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Art Plus Light

Architect Renzo Piano has a way with light. It is what has kept museum directors... More

2007 AL Design Awards: The Morgan Library, New York
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2007 AL Design Awards: The Morgan Library, New York

With a project brief that demanded no less than unifying three architecturally... More

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New York Times Headquarters

A triumph in transparency and light with its expressive ceramic tube screen wall and its use of daylighting, the New York Times headquarters will signal the next generation of Manhattan skyscrapers when completed in 2006. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in association with Fox & Fowle Architects, the design concept addresses first and foremost the culture of the New York Times and its philosophy, or what it refers to as its 'rules of the road'-honesty, integrity and the tradition of free speech and press. This idea of openness is articulated in the building's form and the selection of materials. Whereas skyscraper design of the past has had a monolithic, masculine feel, this slender interpretation offers a paradigm for the high-rise tower of the future. The use of steel is tempered by the abundance of glass, ceramic, wood and light. More

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A Sculptural Approach to Daylight

In the new addition to Atlanta's High Museum, Renzo Piano and Arup Lighting create a daylighting system as artistic as the artwork it illuminates-but the process was thoroughly scientific. More

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