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The Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) was established in 1981 by Renzo Piano with offices in Genoa, Italy and Paris, France. RPBW is led by 12 partners, including founder and Pritzker Prize laureate, architect Renzo Piano.

Renzo Piano was born on September 14, 1937, in a family of builders in Genoa, Italy. In 1964, Piano began his permanent career as an architect with a degree in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano. He was first employed at the Louis Con studio in Philadelphia and the Mackowski studio in London, and later established his own studio in Genoa.

In 1969, Piano received the first important design project: an industrial pavilion located in Osaka, Japan. In 1971, an engineer suggested that Piano and Rogers cooperate in the International Pompidou Centre competition in Paris. They eventually won the competition and made the Pompidou Centre one of Paris's iconic landmarks. Since the Pompidou project, Piano's bold commercial, public construction projects and museum designs in Japan, Germany, Italy and France have earned him an extensive international reputation. In 1977, Piano started working with structural engineer Peter Reese and founded the Piano & Reese Design Office. After 1980, his firm was renamed Renzo Piano Architectural Studio and established permanent offices in Paris and Genoa.

Piano realized the same far-reaching ideals of the predecessors such as Da Vinci and Michelangelo with the expression of modernism--the perfect harmony of people, architecture and environment, and paid enthusiastic attention to the habitability and Sustainable development. Piano's work ranges from astonishing museums and churches to hotels, office buildings, homes, theaters, concert halls and airports and bridges. In his works, the collision of various technologies, materials and various ways of thinking are widely reflected. These active scatter-type thinking modes are a truly insightful master and a team led by him dedicated to all humanity. gift.

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    Design Works

    • Eighty Seven Park

      Italian architect Renzo Piano has designed an oval apartment block wrapped in a terrace in Miami Beach, Florida. Flanked by the Atlantic Ocean, it has a 35-acre (14-hectare) park to the south and a two-acre (0.8 hectare) garden to the north, for residential use only. The project features an 18-storey oval building perched on white columns. It contains 68 units, ranging in size from 1,400 to 7,000 square feet (130 to 650 square metres). Each apartment has a terrace and floor-to-ceiling Windows with expansive views of the nearby park and the Atlantic Ocean. "The language we want to use for 87 Park is the language of lightness, a feeling of lack of gravity," said Renzo Piano.
    • 565 Broome Soho

      565 Broome SoHo is located in one of New York’s most historic neighborhoods - Soho. Overhanging the Hudson River, the residential tower offers its occupants an outstanding panoramic view on the city and on the river. This project is in line with the district’s spirit, being historically a center for arts, but also more recently for restaurants, shops, hotels, and local businesses. For SoHo, a district so closely identified with 19th and 20th-century cast-iron architecture, 565 Broome SoHo introduces an elegant 21st-century inflection onto that neighborhood.
    • Photography Pavilion

      The art gallery, designed by Renzo Piano, is the latest addition to the Chateau La Coste complex of wine-themed resorts and wine-production facilities a few kilometres north of Aix-en-Provence in southern France. The new pavilion, which opened in May 2017, is a small sunken building designed to house art exhibitions, particularly contemporary photography, surrounded by the magnificent Sauvignon Blanc and Vermentino vineyards. A long, narrow corridor, flanked by exposed concrete retaining walls, cuts through the hillock surrounded by the building to lead to the entrance to the pavilion. Covered by a stretched fabric roof, the building consists of a series of "sails" fixed to metal arches, which are also a shading system suited to the sunny and sometimes hot climate of the interior of Provence.
    • Columbia University Manhattanville Campus

      In stark contrast to the isolated Acropolis of Columbia University's Mornside Heights campus, Renzo Piano presents a fresh, modern vision for a campus in the heart of New York City. Columbia University's Manhattanville campus is integrated into the surrounding city. The architectural language of the building reflects the exposed steel structure of two viaducts, and the campus is located between Broadway and Riverside Boulevard. The articulated details and exposed roof machinery establish a dialogue with the industrial soul and memory of the site. The campus is further linked to the surrounding city, as each building introduces a transparent, permeable, publicly accessible level known as the "City Level". "The role of this urban layer is to unify each building and extend the university community into the sidewalk life of the community."
    • Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre

      The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center is located on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, about 8 km (5.0 miles) northeast of the historical center of Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, celebrating the local Caledonia culture The political controversy over some Kanaks seeking independence from French rule has stirred the culture of New Caledonia. It opened in June 1998, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano and named after Jean-Marie Tjibaou, the leader of the independence movement who was assassinated in 1989. Its vision was to create a cultural center that merged the linguistic and artistic heritage. Renzo Piano blends Kanak's architectural tradition with the resources of modern international architecture. The building is surrounded by a landscaped environment, which is also inspired by traditional Kanak design elements.