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 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 Art Institute of Chicago Building (1893 structure built as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building) houses the Art Institute of Chicago, and is located in the Chicago Landmark Historic Michigan Boulevard District in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. The building is also located in Grant Park on the east side of Michigan Avenue, and marks the third address for the Art Institute. The building was built for the joint purpose of accommodating the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and subsequently the Art Institute. The core of the current complex, located opposite Adams Street, officially opened to the public on December 8, 1893, and was renamed the Allerton Building in 1968.Built: 2009 Design Architect : Renzo Piano style: Modern Architecture location:
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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 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 Science Center NEMO is a science center in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The building was designed by Renzo Piano, and is located right next to the Amsterdam Centraal railway station and the Netherlands Maritime Museum. It is the largest science center in the Netherlands and attracts annually over 500,000 visitors.Built: 1997 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop style: Blobitecture location: