Video: Renzo Piano Reveals the Story Behind the Whitney Museum on Charlie Rose

04 June of 2015 by

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Said to be the most long-awaited museum of the 21st century, the new Whitney Museum of American Art by Renzo Piano officially opened its doors in New York this May after a 30 year endeavor to expand its capacity. An unusual scenario, Charlie Rose sat down with Piano and the museum’s director Adam Weinberg to discuss the “remarkable story” behind the expansion and how its design incorporates, what Piano believes to be, seven elements that represent the essence of architecture: social life, urbanity, invention, construction, technology, poetry and light.
We’ve provided a clip of the talk above. Watch the full 30-minute discussion, after the break. 

Video: Renzo Piano Reveals the Story Behind the Whitney Museum on Charlie Rose originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 04 Jun 2015.send to Twitter | Share on Facebook | What do you think about this?

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