Renzo Piano Building Workshop : the poetry of flight
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Published
Köln : Taschen, [2016].
Format
Book
Edition
English edition.
ISBN
9783836536462, 3836536463
Physical Desc
96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 27 cm
Status
Providence Public - Level 1 Book Stacks
724.6 J63 2016
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Published
Köln : Taschen, [2016].
Edition
English edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9783836536462, 3836536463

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Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Description
While some architects have a signature style, Renzo Piano seeks to apply coherent ideas to extraordinarily different projects. His buildings impress as much for their individual impact as for their diversity of scale, material, and form. Piano rose to international prominence with his codesign of the Pompidou Center in Paris, described by The New York Times as a building that "turned the architecture world upside down." Since then, he has continued to craft many high-profile cultural spaces, including the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Morgan Library Renovation and Expansion in New York; and, most recently, the Whitney Museum of American Art, an asymmetric nine-story structure in Manhattan's Meatpacking District with both indoor and outdoor galleries. In New York and London, the Renzo touch has also transformed the skyline with the towers of the New York Times Building and the Shard, the tallest building in the European Union. This essential introduction travels from Osaka, Japan, to Bern, Switzerland, and through many cities, structures, and islands in between, to explore the staggering scope of the Renzo Piano repertoire. From the "inside-out" Pompidou to the airy shells of the Tjibaou Cultural Center in Nouméa, New Caledonia, this is a thrilling journey through the beauty of architecture, where, in Piano's own words, "each time, it is like life starting all over again." --,Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jodidio, P. (2016). Renzo Piano Building Workshop: the poetry of flight (English edition.). Taschen.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jodidio, Philip. 2016. Renzo Piano Building Workshop: The Poetry of Flight. Taschen.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jodidio, Philip. Renzo Piano Building Workshop: The Poetry of Flight Taschen, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jodidio, Philip. Renzo Piano Building Workshop: The Poetry of Flight English edition., Taschen, 2016.

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