All posts tagged: Renzo Piano

The art of sketches | Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano’s architecture is made of both theory and practice, both philosophy and matter. The sketch is the perfect toll to gather all the aspects that concern a building, to tell about each step of its project.

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Campus Vitra >> DIOGENE | Renzo Piano

Campus Vitra >> DIOGENE | Renzo Piano.

Minimalist housing has always interested Renzo Piano, since he was a student. Almost obsessed by the idea, during his career Renzo Piano proposed the “mini house” theme to his students in London and also designed some contemporary “unités d’habitation” such as cars, boats and cells for nuns. At that time there were no reasons of economic efficiency but only self-moderation.