Renzo Piano, the award-winning architect who gave London the Shard and Paris the Pompidou Centre, was made a senator for life in the Italian senate last year.


Quote of the day

To survive, urbanism will have to imagine a new newness. Liberated from its atavistic duties…we have to imagine 1,001 other concepts of city; we have to take insane risks

~ Rem Koolhaas