RA, Piccadilly, London, UK. 12 September, 2018. The Art of Making Buildings. The internationally acclaimed Architect Renzo Piano (designer of The Shard) opens an exhibition of his work at the Royal Academy. Centrepiece of the exhibition is a sculptural installation bringing together over 100 of Piano’s projects on an imaginary island. The exhibition runs from 15 September 2018 - 20 January 2019. Photo: The architect stands beside a full size copy of a supporting beam from the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, designed by Piano and Richard Rogers. Credit: Malcolm Park/Alamy Live News.