1. The Shard, London
The Shard is one of Piano’s most unmistakable structures. Coming to up 72 stories above London Scaffold, the coalesced use tower has been structured because of its uses – with more immensely colossal floor plates at the base for workplaces, eateries, and inn in the middle, and private lofts and a review exhibit to the apex of the structure where its structure is tightest.
2. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Sat between the Hudson Stream and New York’s High Line, Piano’s Whitney Historical center of American Workmanship was intended to bring the display, which had been dispersed in different structures in the wake of growing out of its Marcel Breuer-planned Madison Road home, back together on one site. More than 6,000m2 of exhibition space is spread more than nine stories while porches course down the outside of the structure, giving perspectives out over the High Line and making open-air form patios.
3. The Menil Collection, Houston
Piano’s first structure in the USA houses the workmanship assortment of Dominique and John de Menil. Nearby spaces intended to house their assortment of old, African, and surrealist current craftsmanship, the structure additionally incorporates an image outline workshop, a studio for rebuilding and study, and a winter garden. The historical center’s scale is local in extent, mirroring the encompassing lodges and it permits all workmanship to be seen in regular light however the improvement of ferroconcrete louvers which sit underneath the coated rooftop.
4. Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
This project in Noumea – the capital of the Pacific Island cluster of New Caledonia – was conceived to recognize and celebrate Kanak culture.
Utilizing conventional Kanak boss’ homes as motivation, Piano made a grand arrangement of 10 shells that loosen up along the slope shifting in the range from 20 – 30m. Associated by a trail which makes a parade like grouping, every hovel serves an alternate capacity – from lodging display spaces and research regions to studios for music, moving painting and sculpture.
5. Centro Botin, Santander
Situated in the Spanish city of Santander, the Centro Botín is a space for craftsmanship, culture, and training, and is Piano’s first structure in Spain. The 10,000m2 task is part across two D-formed squares joined by a raised glass and steel walkway that cantilevers out over the ocean.