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

Renzo Piano
2009



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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