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Renzo Piano's Box for the Arts

Headlines23. March 2017
By: John Hill
Lenfest Center for the Arts (left) and Jerome L. Greene Science Center (right). (Photo: @ Columbia University/Frank Oudeman)
Yesterday Columbia University opened up the doors of the 60,000-square-foot Lenfest Center for the Arts on its new Manhattanville campus for a press preview. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the building is set to open next month with an exhibition of student work.
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
Yesterday World-Architects toured inside Renzo Piano Building Workshop's Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which is set to open in spring 2017 as one of the first buildings on Columbia University's new Manhattanville campus.
ennead architects: William J. Clinton Presidential Center (Photo: Albert Vecerka/Esto)
With last week's announcement of the international search for an architect to design the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, we take a look at 20 libraries designed by World-Architects member firms since 2004, the year of the striking Clinton Presidential Library designed by ennead architects.

South African Embassy's Mesh Infill

Products17. November 2014
By: John Hill
A statue of Nelson Mandela fronts the Embassy of South Africa. (Photo: Eric Taylor, courtesy of Davis Brody Bond)
As part of Davis Brody Bond's modernization of the Embassy of South Africa, the architects inserted a glass addition between the Dutch Cape-style buildings, using Cambridge Architectural mesh to shade the interior and express a "New South Africa."
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Embassy of South Africa, Modernization and Expansion

Works22. October 2014
By: Davis Brody Bond
Washington, DC, USA - 2014
Photo: Eric Taylor
The modernization of the embassy complex involves the adaptive reuse of an existing residential building to provide for additional chancery functions, the replacement of existing building systems, and the improvement of life safety measures.