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Renzo Piano

Born: 14-Sep-1937
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Designed the Pompidou Center rehab

Currently at the top of his field, Renzo Piano was the chief architect behind the renovation of the Georges Pompidou Cultural Centre in Paris. He is also famous for designing the Kansai International Airport Terminal in Osaka, Japan.

Father: Carlo Piano (building contractor, d. 1991)
Mother: Rosa Odone
Brother: Ermanno (d. 1993)
Wife: Magda Arduino (m. 1962, div. 1989, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Carlo (b. 1965, by Magda)
Son: Matteo (b. 1968, by Magda)
Daughter: Lia (by Magda)
Wife: Emilia Rossato ("Milly", m. Sep-1992, one son)
Son: Giorgio

    University: BA Architecture, Milan Polytechnic, Milan, Italy (1964)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1994 (Honorary Fellowship)
    French Legion of Honor 1985
    Kyoto Prize 1990
    Erasmus Prize 1995
    Pritzker Prize 1998
    Sonning Prize 2008
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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