Sir Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside(1933-), Architect
Sitter in 17 portraits
Born in Florence, Rogers trained at London's Architectural Association and Yale University. In 1963 he was one of the architectural practice Team 4, with Norman Foster, Wendy Cheesman and Su Rogers, whose work included the factory for Reliance Controls Ltd, Swindon (1967). He gained international recognition, with Renzo Piano, for the design of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (1971-77). His other designs include Lloyd's Building, London (1986), European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg (1989-95), Millennium Dome, Greenwich (2000) and Maggie's Centre, London, which was awarded the Stirling Prize 2009. He was the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, and received a lifetime achievement at the 2006 Venice Biennale.
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