Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Columbia University's new campus in Upper Manhattan. Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Col...

Columbia University is set to unveil two new buildings in a campus expansion designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The new campus, located in the Manhattanville (or West Harlem) neighborhood in New York, is the university’s largest expansion in 100 years. Columbia hopes that the Manhattanville expansion will allow for a greater integration of...

Renzo Piano is set to add a 36-story tower in san francisco to his north american portfolio. the ground-up development will be located in the city’s transbay neighborhood, an area undergoing major regeneration, which will also host foster + partners’ new oceanwide center. Plans for the mixed-use building include 69 residential units, a 255-room lux...

  WTI Magazine #73    2015 November 27Author : Elda Buonanno Foley      Translation by:   In continuing my conversation on the famous line with which the Italians are popular, ("A people made of artists, poets, saints, philosophers, scientists and sailors) the description of "artists" seems to ignite a wider and more in depth conversation on "wh...

by Jamie Stengle   The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth is expanding its gallery space with a new building designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano that is a nod to the museum's original Louis Kahn-designed building.   "There are so many echoes of the Khan building here," said museum director Eric M. Lee as he stood in one of the new...

di Benedetta Graziani   Passeggiando per New York c'è tanto da scoprire. E se si segue il filo conduttore dell'architettura contemporanea, si scopre anche un po' di Italia. Uno degli architetti italiani che ha più lavorato a New York è Renzo Piano, cui l'Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies della Montclair State University (...

How do you pile too much stuff on a site that's too small and still get a great building from a famous architect? Answer: You don't.   The famous architect is the Italian Renzo Piano, long regarded one of the world's best. The building is what Harvard calls the Harvard Art Museums. It's an amalgam of three museums, the Fogg, the Sackler...

by M.H. Miller   To cap off a two-week press blitz leading up to the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art's new building in the Meatpacking District on May 1, First Lady Michelle Obama, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Whitney director Adam Weinberg, and architect Renzo Piano attended a dedication ceremony Thursday morning on the street outsid...

By Vimal S. Konduri   Architect Renzo Piano outlined the trials and triumphs of designing the new Harvard Art Museums building, speaking to a packed Piper Auditorium Thursday evening. Piano, who also designed The Shard in London and the The New York Times Building in Manhattan, discussed his work on the Harvard Art Museums with museum d...

Aprirà nell'autunno del 2014 la nuova ala del museo delle Arti dell'università di Harvard, che unirà per la prima volta sotto uno stesso tetto tre spazi espositivi sinora distinti. Si tratta del Fogg Museum, del Busch-Reisinger Museum e dell'Arthur M. Sackler Museum che, una volta uniti, andranno a costituire l'Harvard Art Museums. Lo spazio è sta...