Richard Rogers Complete Works Volume 3


Volume 3 of the complete works of award-winning British architect Sir Richard Rogers.


Kenneth Powell


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Price: USD$95.00



Overview
  • The third volume of the complete works of Richard Rogers (b.1933)
  • Features over 48 projects from 1993-2005, including a complete up-to-date list of works dating from 1961
  • Documents many unbuilt projects, such as the Pusan Rail Station, Korea (1996), and the Congress Centre in Rome, Italy (1999)
  • Includes major buildings around the world, from Canary Wharf (2000-) and the Millennium Dome (2000) in London, UK, and the Terminal Building at Barajas Airport in Madrid, Spain (1997-2005), to the Minami-Yamashiro Elementary School in Kyoto, Japan (2003)



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About the book

Richard Rogers is head of an internationally respected architectural practice that is responsible for many landmark buildings around the world and notorious for the quality of its work, as well as its expertise in urban planning. This third volume of the Complete Works looks at the most recent projects by the Richard Rogers Partnership - the period from 1994 to 2005 - and discusses in detail many of the innovative and hi-tech schemes for which the practice has become renowned.

Covering over 48 projects, this book features both the realized and unrealized projects of the last ten years, such as Greenwich Peninsula and the Millennium Dome in London; a school near Kyoto; the transformation of a Barcelona bull-ring into a major entertainment complex; master-plans for Wembley, London, and Florence, Madrid Airport and London Heathrow's Terminal 5; and a new library for Birmingham.

The book is prefaced with an accessible introduction to the office, which brings the story of the acclaimed practice up to date. The second key essay examines the impact of Richard Rogers in the political arena, focusing particularly on his chairmanship of the Urban Task Force and his work as Advisor on Architecture and Urbanism to the mayors of London and Barcelona. The final essay discusses the continuing growth of the practice both, at home and abroad, and the different dimensions of the impact of a new generation of talent rising to the fore.




In The Press
'The third instalment of Rogers' portfolio is a treat. Featuring more than 48 projects undertaken  from 1993 to last year, it is a testament to why he remains one of the world's visionary architects.' (IDFX (Interior Design Magazine))


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 Two (Phaidon, 1999 and 2001) and Lloyd's Building: Richard Rogers Partnership (Phaidon, 1994).


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