"L'architecte marche sur un fil entre art et science, entre originalité et mémoire, entre l'audace de la modernité et la prudence de la tradition." (Renzo Piano)
Renzo Piano a conçu quelques uns des bâtiments les plus emblématiques de notre époque, parmi lesquels, le Centre Pompidou à Paris, la Tour Shard à Londres et le Parc de la Musique à Rome. Dans cet ouvrage, Renzo Piano en personne, présente ses propres travaux qui lui ont valu, depuis cinquante ans, de nombreuses distinctions comme le prestigieux Pritzker Price.
"The architect walks a kinfe-edge between art and science, between originality and memory, between the daring of modernity and the caution of tradition." (Renzo Piano)
Renzo Piano has created some of the most emblematic buildings of our
age, including the New York Times Building in New York City, the Centre
Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Shard in London, and the Parco della
Musica in Rome. Here, Renzo Piano himself—whose many international
awards include the prestigious Pritzker Prize—presents in his own words
the works on which he has built his reputation over a span of fifty
Over one hundred works are featured, accompanied by over
one thousand images of Piano's work around the world including new
photographs, drawings, and sketches, both intimate and authoritative,
all with commentaries by the architect that combine personal anecdote
and technical description with original insights.
architecture book will appeal to such a broad range of professionals and
general readers alike. This is an unmatched introduction to the work of
one of the world's most influential and inspiring architects.