Richard George Rogers is a British architect. He is best known for such pioneering buildings as the Centre Pompidou, the headquarters for Lloyd’s of London, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the Millennium Dome in London. He is the recipient of the prestigious RIBA Gold Medal in 1985 and winner of the 1999 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal, the 2000 Praemium Imperiale Prize for Architecture, the 2006 Golden Lion for Lifetime achievement, the Légion d’Honneur in 1986, knighted in 1991 and made a life peer in 1996.
Rogers is Chief Advisor on Architecture and Urbanism to the Mayor of London, Chair of the Greater London Authority’s Design for London Advisory Group, serves as Adviser to the Mayor of Barcelona’s Urban Strategies Council, and is a Trustee of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He has served as Chairman of the Tate Gallery and Deputy Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain.
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