Renzo Piano's top 5 designs
Updated: Jul 20
General Info 📑
His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (with Richard Rogers, 1977), The Shard in London (2012), and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City (2015) and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens (2016).
He won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1998.
Top of his most recognised buildings are listed below:
No.3: New York Times Building 🇺🇸
Owner: The New York Times
Height: 1,046 ft (318.8 m)
Cost: $850 million 💰
Location: 620 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan, New York 10018
Structural engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
No2: Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens 🇬🇷
Type: Cultural Center
Cost: €566 million
Capacity: 1,400-seat opera auditorium and a 400-seat black box theatre.
No1: The Shard, London 🇬🇧
Cost: £435 million
Height: 310 m (1,017 ft)
Structural engineer: WSP Global
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