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Renzo Piano Renzo  Piano

Born: 1937 (Genoa, Italy)

Piano was born and raised in Genoa, Italy, into a family of builders. He studied architecture at the University of Florence and Polytechnic University of Milan, graduating in 1964.

Piano taught at the Polytechnic University from 1965 until 1968, and expanded his horizons and technical skills by working in two large international firms. He completed his first building in 1968. In 1970, he received his first international commission, for the Pavilion of Italian Industry for Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan.

In 1971 British architect Richard Rogers formed a partnership with Piano and they worked together until 1977.

Piano’s notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (with Richard Rogers, 1977), The Shard in London (2012), the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City (2015), Istanbul Modern in Istanbul (2022) and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens (2016). Piano won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1998.

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