Renzo Piano, 1987-1994


This book presents Renzo Piano's projects from the years 1987 to 1994 in detail, including the Menil Collection Museum in Houston and his project for the forecourt of the Centre Pompidou.

Renzo Piano is the winner of the 1998 Pritzker Prize for Architecture.

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This book presents Renzo Piano's projects from the years 1987 to 1994 in detail, including the Menil Collection Museum in Houston and his project for the forecourt of the Centre Pompidou.

Renzo Piano is the winner of the 1998 Pritzker Prize for Architecture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783764351595
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 7/1/1995
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 8.67 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Interview with Renzo Piano 9
The Menil Collection Museum, Houston, 1981-86 16
Metropolitan Railway Stations, Genoa, 1983-94 30
Research Institute for Light Metals, Novara, 1985-87 38
Conversion of the Fiat Lingotto Works, Turin, 1985-93 42
Bank and Offices for Credito Industriale Sardo, Cagliari, 1982-93 58
Sports Centre, Ravenna, 1986 62
Redevelopment of the Bastions and City Gate, La Valletta, Malta, 1986 66
Rehabilitation of the Palladian Basilica and City Hall, Vicenza, 1986 68
Bay of Sistiana Redevelopment Scheme, 1987 72
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, 1987 76
Development of the Archaeological City of Pompeii, 1987-88 80
American Contemporary Art Museum, Newport Beach, 1987 86
The San Nicola Stadium, Bari, 1987-90 94
Bercy II Shopping Center, Charenton Pont, Paris, 1987-90 106
Crown Princess. Monfalcone, 1987-90 114
Design for Venezia Expo 2000, Venice, 1988 118
IRCAM: Institute for Research and Coordination of Acoustics and Music, Paris, 1987-90 122
Design for the Redevelopment of the Sassi, Matera, 1988-90 126
Guyancourt Thomson Works, Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines, 1988-90 130
Rue de Meaux Housing, Paris, 1988-91 136
Christopher Columbus International Exposition '92, Genoa, 1988-92 142
Kansai International Airport Main Passenger Terminal Building, Osaka, 1988-94 154
Science and Technology Museum, Amsterdam, 1989 168
UNESCO Workshop, Visima, 1989-91 174
Bridge in the Ushibuka Archipelago, Kumamoto, 1989-95 184
Design for the Church of Padre Pio, San Giovanni Rotondo, 1991 190
Plan for Postdamer Platz, Berlin, 1992 196
The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Kanak Cultural Centre, Noumea, 1992 210
The Cy Twombly Pavilion, Houston, 1992 216
Redevelopment of the He Seguin, Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, 1993 220
Pilot Scheme for Railway Stations in Turin, Mestre, Venice and Bari, 1993 224
Redevelopment of the Teatro Margherita, Bari, 1993 228
Brancusi Museum at the Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, 1993-96 230
Exhibitions and Exhibition Designs 234
Biography 245
Chronology 246
Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Genoa, Paris, Osaka 259
Collaborators 260
Bibliography 263
Photographic Credits 272
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