As a boy, Richard Rogers was dismissed as stupid and sent to a school for backward children. When he eventually escaped from formal education (having stayed much too long in an attempt to pass at least one exam), it was to become one of Britain’s best-loved and most-admired architects.The works of Richard Rogers, born in Florence, Italy in 1933, reject the classical past, while enthusiastically embracing a technological future with its accompanying aesthetic. Although he places emphasis on technology, he believes that it cannot be an end in itself, but must attempt to solve existing social and ecological problems.
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88 Wood Street, at London, England, 1993 to 2001.
Centre Pompidou, at Paris, France, 1972 to 1976.
INMOS Factory, at Newport, South Wales, 1980 to 1982.
Lloyds Building, at London, England, 1979 to 1984.
Millenium Dome, at London, England, 1999.
PA Technology Center, at Princeton, New Jersey, 1982.
PA Technology Center UK, at Hertfordshire, England, 1975 to 1983.
Palais des Droits de l’Homme, at Strasbourg, France, 1989 to 1995. at ArchitectureWeek
Barajas New Area Terminal (NAT), with Estudio Lamela, at Madrid, Spain, 2005