Gallery: Renzo Piano’s Gorgeous Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center Insp...

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  1. Kendi October 18, 2010 at 8:23 am

    the building is very inspiring the concept is simple but deep and the marvelous veiw its worth dying for really looking foward to visiting the really suits the place

  2. LA County Museum of Art... September 20, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    […] endeavor includes the neighboring five-story Broad Contemporary Museum, also designed by Renzo Piano, and both buildings were designed to a similar aesthetic, featuring a clean, white travertine […]

  3. rixturey July 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    It would have been nice to see the traditional building this was inspired by. Also, native people have traditionally built their homes with the local conditions and materials in mind. For example, a home in a tropical area where there is much flooding would be be on stilts with open sides to allow a breeze to flow through.

  4. citicritter July 26, 2010 at 10:59 am

    “before the eco building movement was even born”?
    That’s a bit of an over-statement, since the eco building movement was born in the 70s (or even 60s) — this building is from much later…More accurate would be “before the eco building movement really took off” or the like.

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