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By Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers used to be born in Florence in 1933. He used to be knowledgeable within the united kingdom after which on the Yale tuition of structure, the place he met Norman Foster. along his companions, he has been liable for essentially the most radical designs of the 20 th century, together with the Pompidou Centre, the Millennium Dome, the Bordeaux legislation Courts, Leadenhall Tower and Lloyd's of London. He chaired the city job strength, which pioneered the go back to city dwelling within the united kingdom, used to be leader architectural consultant to the Mayor of London, and has additionally recommended the mayors of Barcelona and Paris. he's married to Ruth Rogers, chef and proprietor of the River Café in London. He used to be knighted in 1991 via Queen Elizabeth II, and made a existence peer in 1996. He has been offered the Légion d'Honneur, the Royal Institute of British Architects' Royal Gold Medal, and the Pritzker Prize, architecture's maximum honour.

Richard Brown is study Director at Centre for London, the self sufficient imagine tank for London. He was once formerly approach Director at London Legacy improvement company, supervisor of the Mayor of London's structure and Urbanism Unit, and an city regeneration researcher on the Audit Commission.

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