Richard Rogers: complete works

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Phaidon, Oct 22, 2001 - Architecture - 320 pages
An examination of the work of the Richard Rogers Partnership from 1987 to992, picking up from "Volume 1". Following the completion of the Lloyd'suilding came expansion for the firm. A new office was established in Tokyo,nd RRP were involved in a number of competitions and schemes. However, theconomic recession hit, and many interesting and experimental schemesemained unbuilt. Included in this volume are over 40 projects arrangedhronologically, beginning with a section on projects in the Tokyo office,ncluding Kabuki-cho in Tokyo, one of the few projects that were built duringhis period, others falling foul of the Japanese recession. This is followedy a number of other projects from around the world including keyasterplanning projects like St Paul's and Dunkirk. The Channel 4eadquarters, the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights, 88 Wood Street and theourdeaux Law Courts are among the projects from the later part of the book.;he volume is prefaced with a general introduction to the office during thiseriod, its expansion into Tokyo, the next generation of partners and clients,

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Kenneth Powell is a British architecture critic, journalist, and writer. His many books include "New London Architecture, City Reborn, Culture of Building, The Great Builders", and a multivolume monograph on Richard Rogers.