The winner of the 1998 Pritzker Architecture Prize, Renzo Piano was born in Genoa (Italy) in 1937. After graduating from Milan Polytechnic in 1964, Piano worked with many famous architects before establishing his own practice, Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
- Centre Georges Pompidou
- Place Georges Pompidou
A cultural center housing an impressive collection of modern art, as well as a library, cinema and bookstore.