Richard Rogers Biography

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The British architect Richard Rogers (born 1933) was an avowed modernist who represented high tech architecture with his concern for advanced technology. He was best known for his joint design of the Centre Pompidou in Paris with Renzo Piano and for the Lloyd's of London Building in London.

Richard George Rogers was born in Florence, Italy, on July 23, 1933, to British parents. He served in the British Army (1951-1953) prior to attending the Architectural Association School (1953-1959) in London. He received the Diploma of Architecture in 1959 and in 1960 married the architect Su Brumwell. The following year he studied at the Yale University School of Architecture in New Haven, Connecticut on a Fulbright scholarship, and received the Master of Architecture degree in 1962. Returning from America, Rogers formed a partnership with Norman and Wendy Foster and Su Rogers (1963-1968) in London called Team 4. They completed an industrial building (1967) at Swindon, Wiltshire, England...

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