Greek gift: Athens’ new cultural centre

This stunning park, garden and culture hub, funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and designed by Renzo Piano, will, controversially, be handed over to the state at the end of 2017

From car factory to literati: Turin’s Corraini Lingotto bookshop

Housed in Turin’s iconic Fiat Lingotto factory, the Renzo Piano-designed bookshop is a place to wander and wonder – a tribute to books, art and design

Whitney museum: all aboard Renzo Piano’s steel-clad icebreaker

Having outgrown New York’s Upper East Side, the Whitney Museum of American Art has gone downtown, designed by an architect who says he’s proud still to be a ‘bad boy’