Renzo Piano to Design SNF Agora Institute Building

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Renzo Piano, winner of architecture’s most prestigious prizes and creator of masterpiece buildings on five continents, will design the headquarters of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

Piano, whose landmark buildings include the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, the Shard in London, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, and the new Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, will lead the project with his Renzo Piano Building Workshop, based in Genoa, Italy. The interdisciplinary center to be housed in the new building is dedicated to strengthening democracy by improving civic engagement and civil discourse worldwide.

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On Monday, Sept. 24, the Johns Hopkins and Baltimore communities are invited to join a conversation with Renzo Piano and JHU President Ronald J. Daniels on how our public spaces can bridge divides and sustain our societies.

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