Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Los Ángeles (in construction)
Renzo Piano 
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Los Ángeles (in construction)

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Los Ángeles (in construction)

Renzo Piano 

On the famous Miracle Mile of Los Angeles, Renzo Piano is finishing the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a project of almost 28,000 square meters on the campus of the LACMA, next to the three buildings designed by the Genoan architect to extend the Californian venue: the pavilion of access, the Broad Contemporary Art Museum, and the Resnick Pavilion. The project maintains and extends the old warehouse of the May Company, from 1939 – known today as the Saban Building –, removing the additions of 1946 and replacing them with a spherical volume that contains an auditorium with capacity for 1,000 spectators and a terrace with panoramic views of Hollywood... [+]

Diseño Design

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Gensler (arquitecto de registro architect of record), SPF:a

Cliente Client

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

Equipo de diseño Design Team

M.Carroll, S.Scarabicchi (socios a cargo partners in charge); L.Priano (asociado a cargo associate in charge)

Contratista general General Contractor

MATT Construction

Gerente de proyecto Project Manager

Paratus Group


Targeting minimum certification of LEED Silver

Equipo de consultores Consultant Team

John Fidler Preservation Technology Inc. (expertos en conservación de edificios building conservation experts); KPFF Consulting Engineers (ingeniero civil civil engineer); Knippers Helbig (consultor de fachada façade consultant); Shannon & Wilson, Inc. (ingeniero geotécnico geotechnical engineer); Historic Preservation Resources Group (preservación histórica historic preservation); LRM Landscape Architects (arquitecto paisajista landscape architect); Buro Happold Consulting Engineers (diseño de iluminación lighting design); Buro Happold Consulting Engineers (mecánica, electricidad, fontanería mechanical, electrical, plumbing); ArchaeoPaleo Resource Management, Inc. (paleontología paleontological); Layne Consultants International (seguridad security); Buro Happold Consulting Engineers (ingeniero de estructuras structural engineer); Atelier Ten (sostenibilidad sustainability); Jaffe Holden (acústica y audiovisuales del teatro theater acoustics & audio visual); ARUP (diseño del teatro theater design); HKA Elevator Consulting (comunicaciones verticales vertical transportation); Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (impermeabilización waterproofing)

Dibujos y renders Drawings and renderings

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Academy Museum Foundation, L’Autre Image, Cristiano Zaccaria

Bocetos Sketches

Renzo Piano

Fotos Photos

Joshua White JWPictures, Academy Museum Foundation