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Renzo Piano Comments on the Difficulties of Designing LA's Motion Picture Academy

Renzo Piano Comments on the Difficulties of Designing LA's Motion Picture Academy
Renzo Piano Comments on the Difficulties of Designing LA's Motion Picture Academy, 2013 Visualization. Image © Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Studio Pali Fekete architects, AMPAS
2013 Visualization. Image © Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Studio Pali Fekete architects, AMPAS

In discussion with Christopher Hawthorne of the LA Times, Renzo Piano has taken his comments of modesty - verging on "self-deprecation" - to a new level. In response to questions about the design of the proposed Motion Picture Academy in Los Angeles he has said: "I don't think it will be that bad. [...] Actually, I'm struggling to do something good." Although Piano's design has previously been met with criticisms from Hawthorne, the Italian architect notes in this latest interview that "everything we've made at LACMA has been extremely complicated." The project, which has already seen a major alteration in the core design team, remains set to complete in 2015.

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Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Renzo Piano Comments on the Difficulties of Designing LA's Motion Picture Academy" 09 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/555118/renzo-piano-comments-on-the-difficulties-of-designing-la-s-motion-picture-academy/> ISSN 0719-8884