Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Piano, Renzo

ID: 1338
Full Name: Renzo Piano
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: Italy
Birth Date: 1937-09-14
Biographical Information: Education: Graduate, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, 1964;
Work History: Draftsman, Franco Albini, Architect, Milan, Italy, c. 1963; Draftsman, Louis I. Kahn and Z.S. Makowsky, Architects, Philadelphia, PA; Partner, Piano and [Richard] Rogers, Architects, Paris, France, 1971-1977; Partner, L'Atelier Piano and [Peter] Rice, Paris, France, 1977-1981; Founding Partner, Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), Paris, France (main office), Genoa, Italy, and New York, NY, 1981- ; in 2012, Piano maintained a staff of 150 in his three offices.
Teaching: Instructor, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, c. 1965;
Miscellaneous: Founder, Renzo Piano Foundation, Paris, France, 2004- ;
Countries: Italy
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Genoa, Liguria