Renzo Piano : Space – Detail – Light

ISBN: 9783035614602

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Renzo Piano’s museums

The Pritzker laureate Renzo Piano is recognized worldwide as one of the most renowned architects of our time. Central elements of his aesthetics include the playful use of natural light, the transparency of his buildings and their fine detailing. This publication documents nine museum buildings by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

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2021

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160

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Renzo Piano’s museums

The Pritzker laureate Renzo Piano is recognized worldwide as one of the most renowned architects of our time. Central elements of his aesthetics include the playful use of natural light, the transparency of his buildings and their fine detailing. This publication documents nine museum buildings by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

  • Thoughtful and analytical documentation of a selection of Renzo Piano’s museum buildings
  • The author is an acknowledged expert on Piano’s work
  • With new, uniformly produced drawings

CONTENTS

Preface, Introduction
Part I: Nine Museums by Renzo Piano Building Workshop
The Menil Collection 1982–1986
Beyeler Foundation, 1991–1997
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center, 1991–1998
Cy Twombly Pavilion, 1992–1995
Nasher Sculpture Center, 1999–2003
High Museum Expansion, 1999–2005
Zentrum Paul Klee, 1999–2005
Renovation and Expansion of the Morgan Library and Museum, 2000–2006
Broad Contemporary Art Museum, 2003–2008
Part II: Natural Light in Museums by Renzo Piano Building Workshop
General Considerations
Design Principles of the Daylight Systems
Appendices, List of Abbreviations, Project Details, Bibliography, About the Author, Illustration Credits

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