Richard Rogers: complete works

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Phaidon, Oct 1, 2006 - Architecture - 320 pages
Features Most Recent Built Work by Internationally RespectedArchitect. Richard Rogers is head of an internationally respected architecturalpractice responsible for many landmark buildings around the world.He isbest known for such pioneering buildings as the Centre Georges Pompidou inParis (with Renzo Piano), Lloyd's of London and the Millennium Dome,London.The Richard Rogers Partnership was recently commissioned to expandthe Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and design Tower 3' on the site ofthe World Trade Center, both in New York City. RICHARD ROGERS COMPLETE WORKS: VOLUME THREE by Kenneth Powell, features thework of the Richard Rogers Partnership from 1994-2005. The book featuresover 48 projects and competitions, looking at the most recent period of thepractice. It is the third in a series of books on the practice, picking upfrom Volume Two that was published in 2001. This book features the realized and unrealized projects of the last tenyears, such as Greenwich Peninsula and the Millennium Dome, London, aschool near Kyoto, the transformation of a Barcelona bullring into a majorentertainment complex, master plans for Wembley, London, and Florence,Madrid Barajas Airport and London Heathrow's Terminal 5, as well as a newlibrary for Birmingham and London's first Maggie's Centre.The book is prefaced with a general introduction about the office, whichbrings the story of the practice up to date.Essays by architecture criticKenneth Powell examine the impact of Richard Rogers in the political arena,particularly his chairmanship of the Urban Task Force and his work asadvisor on architecture and urbanism to the mayors of London and Barcelona. He also discusses the continuing growth of the practice both at home andabroad and the impact of a new generation of talent rising to theforeground.

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Contents

Barcelona and LHospitalet 2002
13
Paddington Basin
172
National Assembly for Wales
184
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

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.