renzo piano's whitney museum project exhibition presented at casabella laboratorio, milan
 
renzo piano's whitney museum project exhibition presented at casabella laboratorio, milan renzo piano's whitney museum project exhibition presented at casabella laboratorio, milan
jun 23, 2015

renzo piano's whitney museum project exhibition presented at casabella laboratorio, milan

renzo piano’s whitney museum project exhibition presented at casabella laboratorio, milan
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renzo piano ‘whitney museum, new york’
at casabella laboratorio, milan
on show now until 11th july 2015

 

 

presented at the casabella laboratorio in milan, ‘the project for the whitney museum by renzo piano building workshop in new york’ has been showcased. curated by italian architectural historian- franceso dal co, the exhibit gives visitors a detailed look and opportunity to physically explore the design process that led to the creation of the new building for the esteemed art museum.
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an intimate look into the project’s design process at casabella laboratorio, milan
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recently opened to the public, the building in the meatpacking district saw the addition of a 170-seat theater, a study center, a multimedia performance space, a conservation center and a library. from each of the building’s nine storeys, views are offered towards the hudson river and into the city, ensuring that a profound sense of place is established.

 

the exhibition based in milan showcases an extensive range of scale models, maquettes, video, architectural drawings, plans, along with detailed concept and initial sketches by renzo piano himself can be viewed up close. read designboom’s previous article on the whitney museum, new york here.

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sketches by renzo piano
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the italian architect is known for his project sketches
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a selection of small scaled models are on view
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the model transformation of the whitney building
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