Updated with over 200 new pages, this XXL-sized monograph is jam-packed with photographs, sketches, and plans that span Renzo Piano's entire career to date. It includes ongoing works like the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA and the Emergency Children's Surgery Center in Entebbe, Uganda, as well as newly finished projects like the Chateau La Coste Art Gallery and the Paris Courthouse.
Number of Pages: 688
Publication Date: 7 Aug 2019
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Publication City, Country: Cologne, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 39(H) x 30.8(L)
Weight (gm): 7475
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, Zaha Hadid, and soon Norman Foster. Renzo Piano (born in 1937) studied at the University of Florence and at Milan's Polytechnic Institute. A recipient of the RIBA Gold Medal in 1989 and the 1998 Pritzker Prize, Piano's most iconic projects include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Shard in London, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. He has his main offices in his native Genoa and in Paris.