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Exhibition: Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Piano Method

  • 18:00 - 20 July, 2015
Exhibition: Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Piano Method
Exhibition: Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Piano Method, The Whitney Museum of American Art © Ed Lederman
The Whitney Museum of American Art © Ed Lederman

From November 11th, 2015, to February 29th, 2016, the Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine in Paris (FR) presents Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Piano Method, an exhibition dedicated to the work of the Italian architect Renzo Piano.

The exhibition intends to reflect the collective approach of the architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop, by showing the collaborative and experimental dimension of its projects, in term of technical innovation and design solutions on the urban scale. Exploiting the potential of different materials by pushing the limits of construction techniques is the idea.

Jérôme Seydou – Pathé Fondation, Paris, France, view from inside, 5th floor. Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 2006-2014  © Michel Denancé
Jérôme Seydou – Pathé Fondation, Paris, France, view from inside, 5th floor. Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 2006-2014 © Michel Denancé

Tables display the design process of 15 selected projects, including those built in France: the iconic Centre Pompidou, the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation and the future Paris Law Court. The exhibition’s thematic itinerary is built around six families of projects mainly in Europe and the United States, with a special focus on a humanitarian project in Africa.

Centre Culturel Jean-Marie Tjibaou, Nouméa, New Caledonia. Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 1991-1998  © ADCK - Centre Culturel Tjibaou. RPBW - Renzo Piano Building Workshop Architects Ph. Pierre Alain Pantz
Centre Culturel Jean-Marie Tjibaou, Nouméa, New Caledonia. Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 1991-1998 © ADCK - Centre Culturel Tjibaou. RPBW - Renzo Piano Building Workshop Architects Ph. Pierre Alain Pantz
  • Title

    Exhibition: Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Piano Method
  • Organizers

  • From

    November 11, 2015 11:00 AM
  • Until

    February 29, 2016 07:00 PM
  • Venue

    Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine : 45, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116, Paris, France
  • Address

    45, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116, Paris

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