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Born: 23 July 1933

Nationality: British

Masterpiece: Millennium Dome

Website: www.richardrogers.co.uk



Richard Rogers was born in Florence, Italy. Later he attended the Architecture Association School of Architecture in London. In 1962 he was graduated from Yale School of Architecture where he met Norman Foster/a notable name in the world of architecture/. Rogers established the Richard Rogers Partnership in 1976. The firm maintains offices in London, Barcelona, Madrid, and Tokyo.


Rogers was knighted in 1991 by Queen Elizabeth II. Later he received a lot of awards for his work including RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 1985, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Stirling Prize for Terminal 4 of Barajas Airport. In 2007 he received the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honour.


Notable Work

1978 Lloyd’s building, London

1984 European Court of the Human Rights, Strasbourg

1999 Millennium Dome, London

2006 Tower 3 of the new World Trade Center, New York


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