Chicago Art Institute: Modern Wing--page 4 (of 4 pages)

Renzo Piano

Suspended stairs with floor to ceiling screens covering the windows


Suspended walkway or passerelle with oak handrails

Galleries have layered glass, which shuts out the noise, and floor to ceiling shades. The light has a subtle, filtered quality.

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Works quoted and/or consulted:
Cuno, James, Paul Goldberger, and Joseph Rosa. The Modern Wing. Renzo Piano and the Art Institute of Chicago. New Haven and London: The Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press, , n. d. [2009?]
Ouroussof, Nicolai. "Renzo Piano Embraces Chicago." New York Times, May 14, 2009.

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