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A Symbol of Something: The London Shard

A Symbol of Something: The London Shard

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• December 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

The most conspicuous building on the River Thames, the Shard looms over other property in London, and understandably so; on completion in May 2012 it’ll be the tallest building in the EU. Standing 310 metres, the skyscraper was commissioned by property baron Irvine Sellar (the man of “towering ambition”), who selected the site next to […]

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Chicago Art Institute - The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Chicago Art Institute – The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

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• May 30, 2009 • Comments (1)

© The Art Institute of Chicago, Ph. Campbell © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects The Modern Wing at Art Institute of Chicago, designed by Renzo Piano, a world renowned Italian architect and recipient of the […]

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