The Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) was established by Renzo Piano in 1981 with offices in Genoa, Italy and Paris, France. Today RPBW is led by 12 partners, including Pritzker Prize Laureate, architect Renzo Piano. The practice permanently employs about 100 architects and 30 support staff including 3D visualisation artists, BIM managers, model makers, archivists, and administrative and secretarial staff. The team has a extensive experience working in multi-disciplinary teams on building projects, successfully completing over 140 projects worldwide. Current projects include The CERN Science Gateway Building in Geneva, The Tokio Marine Headquarters in Tokyo, the Paris North Hospital, the new Politecnico di Milano campus in Milan and Paddington Square in London.
Major completed projects include: the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris; the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas; the Kanak Cultural Center in Nouméa, New Caledonia; the Kansaï International Airport Terminal Building in Osaka; the Beyeler Foundation Museum in Basel; the reconstruction of the Potsdamer Platz area in Berlin; the Rome Auditorium; the New York Times Building in New York; the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco; the Chicago Art Institute expansion in Chicago, Illinois; The Shard in London; Columbia University’s Manhattanville development project in New York City; the Harvard museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts; the Intesa Sanpaolo office building in Turin, Italy; the Kimbell Art Museum expansion in Texas; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the Valletta City Gate in Malta; the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in Athens; the Centro Botín in Santander; the New Paris Courthouse; the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles and others throughout the world.
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