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.
Harvard Art Museums: Renzo Piano’s renovation and expansion makes the most out of the existing building.
When old and new coexist seamlessly, with no compromise.
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.
High-tech architecture incorporates elements of high-tech industry and technology into building design.
San Francisco is a city with a deep passion for knowledge of nature: since 1853 the city is the headquarter of the California Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious institutions in the US. RBWB reaffirm this vocation with an incredible building, between discover and landscape.