Renzo Piano, the acclaimed Italian architect, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on 18 June during a digital marathon by Rome's MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts. The accolade, part of the Italian Architecture Award 2020, was organised by MAXXI and Triennale Milano, with the patronage of Italy's culture ministry. The award was prese...

Following the collapse of the Morandi Bridge on 14 August 2018, a quick construction was needed to once again connect the sides. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the renovation sought to adapt Italian infrastructure in a modern and functional way. "The new bridge must be simple and straightforward, but not ordinary. It is going to look li...

Workers in face masks laid the final section of a new viaduct in Genoa on Tuesday, as Italy's prime minister paid tribute to the 43 people killed when the road bridge it is replacing collapsed less than two years ago. While the country's severe coronavirus epidemic has halted most construction projects nationwide, teams building the link across the...

Just completed, Eighty Seven Park in Miami is Renzo Piano’s first residential commission in the United States. The Pritzker Prize winner, known for his cultural interventions around the globe, imagined an architecture that creates the illusion of a floating building above the ocean and park. With interiors designed by RDAI in Paris, known for their...

Long overdue, the Los Angeles Film Museum will open its doors this year and will include a tribute to the late Kirk Douglas, announced the Academy of Oscars, which carries the project. It took almost a century for the idea of a museum dedicated to the 7th art to see the light of day and the building designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, wh...

Renzo Piano designed one of high-tech architecture's seminal buildings – the Centre Pompidou. Continuing our high-tech architecture series, we profile the Italian architect who was a key figure in the largely British-led movement. Piano would tell you that he doesn't have a signature style, that he finds the idea of it inhibiting. He likes to treat...

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has announced a partnership with Italy’s Istituto Luce – Cinecittà under which the state film entity will become a “founding supporter” of the museum as part of a five-year agreement that will involve a series of annual events celebrating Italian cinema. The Italian cinema series will kick off with a centennial...

From Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, October 10, 2019. Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm. Entrance: Free. Book Now! Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Gianni Berengo Gardin photographs Renzo Piano. Exhibition curated by Guido Risicato and Lorenzo Trompetto Two talents, two creative practices, two diffe...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first condo development in Manhattan, 565 Broome Soho, has been in the works for several years—construction began in 2016, and it’s been steadily rising ever since—but it recently hit a big milestone, with the first residents moving in. Now that the building has reached that point, developers Bizzi & Partners, Halper...

This last September during an unusually warm mid-morning, 43 names were read aloud echoing across the main Piazza De Ferrari Square in Genoa, Italy. Respectful applause was mixed with women and men quietly in tears and made for a somber mood at the 30-day memorial of the bridge collapse that killed 43 people. The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe C...