Long overdue, the Los Angeles Film Museum will open its doors this year and will include a tribute to the late Kirk Douglas, announced the Academy of Oscars, which carries the project. It took almost a century for the idea of a museum dedicated to the 7th art to see the light of day and the building designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, wh...

Renzo Piano designed one of high-tech architecture's seminal buildings – the Centre Pompidou. Continuing our high-tech architecture series, we profile the Italian architect who was a key figure in the largely British-led movement. Piano would tell you that he doesn't have a signature style, that he finds the idea of it inhibiting. He likes to treat...

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has announced a partnership with Italy’s Istituto Luce – Cinecittà under which the state film entity will become a “founding supporter” of the museum as part of a five-year agreement that will involve a series of annual events celebrating Italian cinema. The Italian cinema series will kick off with a centennial...

From Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, October 10, 2019. Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm. Entrance: Free. Book Now! Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Gianni Berengo Gardin photographs Renzo Piano. Exhibition curated by Guido Risicato and Lorenzo Trompetto Two talents, two creative practices, two diffe...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first condo development in Manhattan, 565 Broome Soho, has been in the works for several years—construction began in 2016, and it’s been steadily rising ever since—but it recently hit a big milestone, with the first residents moving in. Now that the building has reached that point, developers Bizzi & Partners, Halper...

This last September during an unusually warm mid-morning, 43 names were read aloud echoing across the main Piazza De Ferrari Square in Genoa, Italy. Respectful applause was mixed with women and men quietly in tears and made for a somber mood at the 30-day memorial of the bridge collapse that killed 43 people. The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe C...

Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure, subsidiary of Fincantieri, were awarded the contract to rebuild the bridge across the Polcevera River in Genoa according to a design by architect Renzo Piano. The two companies will work together by creating a new company called “PERGENOVA” with the aim of completing the structure in 12 months from t...

Johns Hopkins University has hired Italian architect Renzo Piano to design a building for its Homewood campus in Baltimore that will “reinvent the ancient Athenian agora for the 21st Century.” Hopkins commissioned the Renzo Piano Building Workshop of Genoa, Italy, to design a home for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute, an interdiscipl...

Our country is known and appreciated all over the world for the exceptional value of some figures that have characterized recent history. One of the best known is Renzo Piano, one of the most active and prolific architects in the world. Italian Traditions will lead you on the discovery of this important figure for Italian and world architecture. We...

Architect Renzo Piano has offered a new bridge design for his beloved hometown of Genoa to replace the one that collapsed last month, killing 43 people, saying it must be built to last 1,000 years and be "simple, solid ... but not banal." Piano joined city and regional officials on Friday to present the plans for the new bridge, which officials hop...