National Building Museum

Film Program: Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light

Friday, February 22, 2019
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Renzo-2.jpgThis film screening is sold out.

Celebrated Spanish director Carlos Saura captures the genius of one of the most famous Italian architects in the world: Renzo Piano, whose designs include the Center Pompidou in Paris, France, the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Italy, and The New York Times Building in New York City, New York. Saura follows Piano during the design of the Botín Center in Santander, Spain, examining his creative process.
Director: Carlos Saura
2018 / 70 min / Spain / D.C. Premiere

This feature film will be screened in the Museum's Pension Commissioner's Suite on the Second Floor.

This feature length film is followed by Two Pianos.
Directors: Paul Clemence & Aksel Stasny
2018 / 6 min / USA
Originally conceived as a video commission by the Art Museums of Switzerland, Two Pianos examines two landmark projects of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop: the Fondation Beyeler in Basel and the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.

The Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. is presented by the National Building Museum with the Revada Foundation.

This film program is sponsored by:



1.0 LU (AIA)

$12 Museum | $5 Student | $15 Non-member | $135 All Access 

Get the All Access Pass which includes the opening night, reception, and auto-registration to all screenings.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Image Credit: Still from Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light directed by Carlos Saura, 2018.

We're sorry, the deadline for buying tickets for this event has passed.