The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. ......... from Wikipedia - select 'Wikipedia' tab above to read more.
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Kansai International Airport (関西国際空港, Kansai Kokusai Kūkō?) (IATA: KIX, ICAO: RJBB) is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, 38 km (24 mi) southwest of Ōsaka Station, located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north), Sennan (south), and Tajiri (central), in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The airport is off the Honshu shore. The airport serves as an international hub for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, and Nippon Cargo Airlines. Peach, the first international low-cost carrier in Japan, plans to make Kansai its main hub starting in 2012.Built: 1994 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop style: Blobitecture location:
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northeast of the historic centre of Nouméa, the capital of New Caledonia, celebrates the vernacular Kanak culture, the indigenous culture of New Caledonia, amidst much political controversy over the independent status sought by the Kanaks from French colonial rule. It opened in June 1998 and was designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and named after Jean-Marie Tjibaou, the leader of the independence movement who was assassinated in 1989 and who had a vision of establishing a cultural centre which blended the linguistic and artistic heritage of the Kanak people.Built: 1998 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop style: Modern Architecture location:
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Auditorium Parco della Musica is a large multi-functional public music complex in Rome, Italy. The complex is situated in the north of the city, in the area where the 1960 Summer Olympic Games were held.Built: 2002 Design Architect : Renzo Piano location:
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique) is a European institute for science about music and sound and avant garde electro-acoustical art music. It is situated next to, and is organizationally linked with, the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The extension of the building was designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers.Built: 1977 Design Architect : Renzo Piano location:
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab The San Francisco Transbay development plan consists of three supertall skyscrapers and ten other skyscrapers and highrises proposed in San Francisco. The towers are proposed to fund the replacement of the San Francisco Transbay Terminal in the South of Market neighborhood near the Financial District. The supertalls comprise only three of the 13 towers of the Transbay Project. Five of the 13 towers are part of Renzo Piano's complex and the other eight are Transbay Towers. Two other proposals named 181 Fremont Street and 350 Mission Street are proposed projects part of the Transbay Project.Built: 2013 Design Architect : Renzo Piano style: Modern High-Rise location:
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab The High Museum of Art (colloquially the High), located in Atlanta, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States and one of the most-visited art museums in the world. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city's arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center.Built: 2005 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop style: Modern Architecture location:
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E.
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab The New York Times Building is a skyscraper on the west side of Midtown Manhattan that was completed in 2007. Its chief tenant is The New York Times Company, publisher of The New York Times as well as The Boston Globe, the International Herald Tribune, and other newspapers. Construction was a joint venture of The New York Times Company, Forest City Ratner Companies—the Cleveland-based real estate firm redeveloping the Brooklyn Atlantic rail yards—and ING Real Estate.Built: 2007 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : FXFOWLE Architects General Contractor : AMEC Structural Engineer : Thornton Tomasetti style: Modern High-Rise location:
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York