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 Stadio San Nicola is a multi-use all-seater stadium designed by Renzo Piano in Bari, Italy. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Associazione Sportiva Bari. It hosted the 1991 European Cup Final, won by Red Star Belgrade. The stadium itself resembles a 'flower'. To create this particular design, the stadium consists of 26 'petals' and upper tiers of the higher ring which are separated by 8-metre empty spaces, sufficient to guarantee satisfactory security conditions.Built: 1990 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop style: Modern Stadium location:
Stadio San Nicola
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Aurora Place is the common name of Renzo Piano's award-winning office tower and residential block on Macquarie Street in Sydney, Australia. Its official name is the RBS Tower building. The 41-storey structure is 218 m high to the top of the spire and 188 m to the roof.Built: 2000 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Renzo Piano Building Workshop General Contractor : Bovis Lend Lease Structural Engineer : ARUP style: Modern High-Rise location:
155 Macquarie Street
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Centre Georges Pompidou (French pronunciation: ; also known as the Pompidou Centre in English) is a complex in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture.Built: 1976 Design Architect : Renzo Piano Design Architect : Richard Rogers Structural Engineer : Peter Rice style: Brutalist architecture High-Tech Architecture Postmodern architecture location:
Place Georges Pompidou
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 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 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: