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By Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers used to be born in Florence in 1933. He used to be informed within the united kingdom after which on the Yale institution of structure, the place he met Norman Foster. along his companions, he has been liable for probably the most radical designs of the 20th century, together with the Pompidou Centre, the Millennium Dome, the Bordeaux legislations Courts, Leadenhall Tower and Lloyd's of London. He chaired the city job strength, which pioneered the go back to city residing within the united kingdom, used to be leader architectural consultant to the Mayor of London, and has additionally suggested the mayors of Barcelona and Paris. he's married to Ruth Rogers, chef and proprietor of the River Café in London. He used to be knighted in 1991 through Queen Elizabeth II, and made a existence peer in 1996. He has been offered the Légion d'Honneur, the Royal Institute of British Architects' Royal Gold Medal, and the Pritzker Prize, architecture's maximum honour.

Richard Brown is study Director at Centre for London, the autonomous imagine tank for London. He used to be formerly approach Director at London Legacy improvement company, supervisor of the Mayor of London's structure and Urbanism Unit, and an city regeneration researcher on the Audit Commission.

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