Tall Buildings

Jul 16–Sep 27, 2004


Renzo Piano | Renzo Piano Building Workshop, architect; Paul Nuttall | Ove Arup & Partners, engineer. London Bridge Tower, London, England. View from the street (computer-generated image). Design 2000–03; projected completion 2009. 1,016 feet (310 meters) high

This exhibition presents large-scale models, drawings, and photographs of twenty-five skyscrapers from around the world. Designed within the last decade, these buildings redefine the genre for the twenty-first century.

Organized by Terence Riley, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, and Guy Nordenson, Structural Engineer, New York, and Associate Professor of Architecture and Structures, Princeton University.

The exhibition is the second in a series of five exhibitions presented by The Lily Auchincloss Fund for Contemporary Architecture. The publication is made possible by Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown. The accompanying educational programs are made possible by BNP Paribas.


  • Tall Buildings Exhibition catalogue, Paperback, 192 pages
  • Press release 7 pages


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