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Through our vision as a growing gas infrastructure pillar, connected with the environment and integrated into the international space, providing efficient energy solutions for people's needs we believe in our future development. A gaze into the future is taking into consideration the existing economic, climate and technological development of the natural gas market of the last decade, which reveals also new possibilities. Safe, reliable and competitive transmission of natural gas is not only a pillar of our rich history but also of time ahead of us.
The building was designed by James von Klemperer from the architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox . Its state-of-the-art conference center is named in honor of the Institute's founder, C. Fred Bergsten . The sculpture garden is named in honor of Institute benefactor Anthony M. Solomon . The building houses several pieces of art donated by Stephan Schmidheiny , a former director of the Institute, including a sculpture by Joan Miró and a painting by Elizabeth Murray . It also houses collections of Chinese and African art donated by William M. Keck, Ambassador John M. Yates, and Anthony M. Solomon.