Richard Rogers

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Richard Rogers (b. 1933) is an English architect born in Italy. He is best known for such pioneering buildings as the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the headquarters for Lloyd’s of London, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the Millennium Dome in London. [1] He is the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate.

In 1996, Rogers was introduced into the House of Lords, taking the title "The Lord Rogers of Riverside." The following year, Rogers received an honorary professorship from the Thames Valley University. He was awarded the Praemium Imperiale by the Japan Art Association in 2000 in addition to the RIBA Gold Medal that he received in 1985 and the 1999 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal. Ibidem

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Centre Pompidou

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Bodegas Protos Winery, at Peñafiel, Spain.

A series of simple parabolic roofs create a form that is sensitive to the grain of the town.

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