Richard Rogers Complete Works Volume 2


Volume 2 of the complete works of award-winning British architect Sir Richard Rogers.


Kenneth Powell


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Overview
  • The second volume of the complete works of award-winning British architect Sir Richard Rogers (b.1933), one of the key figures of international architecture since the 1960s
  • Features over 50 projects from 1987-92
  • Includes competition schemes for Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport, the Tokyo International Forum and buildings such as Channel 4 headquarters and the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights



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About the book

This second volume of the complete works of Richard Rogers examines the work of the Richard Rogers Partnership from 1987 to 1992, picking up from the highly acclaimed Volume 1 which was first published in 1999.

Following the completion of the Lloyd's Building came expansion for the firm, a new office in Tokyo, and a large number of competitions and schemes, much of which remains unbuilt. Over 50 projects are featured in the book, including competition schemes for Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport and the Tokyo International Forum, and buildings such as Channel 4 headquarters, the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights, 88 Wood Street and the Bordeaux Law Courts. In a series of insightful essays, Kenneth Powell analyses 'Continuity and Expansion' within the Rogers office, discusses different topical subjects essential to the architecture - such as 'Low-Energy Buildings', 'Masterplanning and the City' - and concludes with a rigorous review of Rogers' work in more recent years.



 

About the author(s)

Kenneth Powell is an architectural critic, journalist and author of many books. He contributed to Structure, Space and Skin: The Work of Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners (Phaidon, 1993) and has written extensively on the work of Richard Rogers, including Richard Rogers Complete Works Volume One and Three (Phaidon, 1999 and 2006) and Lloyd's Building: Richard Rogers Partnership (Phaidon, 1994).



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