Podcast: Paris’s Centre Pompidou
January 31st, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the revolutionary building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers. The building launched the careers of these two Pritzker Prize-winning architects and is today one of the world’s most popular cultural institutions and the world’s most popular monuments. Esteemed historian of architecture Francesco Dal Co, author of Centre Pompidou: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, and the Making of a Modern Monument shares anecdotes, history, and a poignant analysis of the design and construction this iconic museum. Listen through SoundCloud, below, or in iTunes.